Auto Parts Alliance names Hopkins CIO
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance (AAPA) has promoted Dale Hopkins to Chief Information Officer for the group. He has served as Vice President, Information Technology since 2007.
Hopkins’ new title is Vice President and CIO. He will continue to report directly to John Washbish, president and CEO of AAPA.
“For the past four years Dale has been building a crew and architecting the Alliance Technology Suite,” says Washbish. “He has built the best IT team in the aftermarket in terms of broad knowledge and deep experience, and has been a key member of our executive planning team.”
Hopkins has 25 years of business management and consulting experience in the information technology arena. He has held senior executive-level positions with technology companies including i2 Technologies, Aspect Development, and CCI/Triad (now known as Epicor).