Christy Named President of JohnDow Industries

Sept. 16, 2020

JohnDow Industries announced Robert Christy has been appointed president, responsible for the management and growth of the company, including the coordination of a catalog of more than 6,000 part numbers. 

Christy joined JohnDow Industries as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing in 2016 and has been instrumental in the company’s long-term growth strategy as well as the development of new product lines. 

“This is an important time for JohnDow Industries as we continue to develop new products and services to support our customers in the automotive service industry,” says Christy. “I am looking forward to this challenge while working closely with our associates and customers to continue assisting the industry in making automotive repair operations run more efficiently and safely.”

JohnDow Industries’ products provide solutions and opportunities for its customers in a broad range of automotive service categories. Within each category are specific products that address professional technician needs and issues, such as fluid handling, air movement, around the wheel, storage solutions and maintenance and repair. 

Christy joined JohnDow Industries after serving as director of marketing for Dayco Products for 11 years. He has more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience developing and directing strategic national sales initiatives.

JohnDow’s product line includes fuel storage and handling equipment; used oil and fluid handling equipment; auto service equipment; EuroVent vehicle exhaust extraction systems; Dynamic automotive fasteners and supplies; dynamic TPMS solutions; and advanced lighting systems LED work lights.                                 

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