PIAA-USA names Wagner executive VP
PIAA-USA Corp., a manufacturer of auxiliary driving lights and fog lights, headlamp upgrade bulbs, accessory-lighting equipment, light-pods, silicone wiper blades and wheels for the automotive, motorsports, motorcycle, and ATV markets, has named automotive industry sales and marketing veteran Rodger Wagner as its executive vice president.
The appointment was announced by Yoshitake Shimizu, president, PIAA-USA Corp., who noted thar Wagner is responsible for managing all corporate administrative duties and activities, as well as sales and marketing functions, including all marketing activities, inventory, warehousing, new product introductions, and more.
In making the announcement, Shimizu noted, "Rodger has a very accomplished record in the automotive market, having served in a wide variety of executive capacities in management, sales, and marketing. In addition to successful tenures with several leading industry manufacturers, he also worked as an independent sales representative and ran his own rep sales organization. We are very excited to have his expertise and experience at PIAA, and look to him to expand our sales base and overall share of market. "
Most recently, Wagner worked with Multi Parts Supply USA (MPS), a co-manufacturer of automotive parts for U.S. aftermarket parts manufacturers and suppliers. He was director of Korean parts sales since 2004.