Midtronics Inc. CEO Steve McShane reports Will Sampson has been promoted to company president. The new role gives Sampson full responsibility for the company’s strategic direction, global growth and profitability going forward. McShane will continue in his role as CEO of the company, which he founded in 1984.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. promoted John Carlson “JC” Washbish to vice president of marketing. He will continue to lead the marketing efforts for the Alliance including promotions, branding, communications and events.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has appointed Ray Fisher executive director/president beginning Jan. 2, 2019.
Akebono Brake Corp. has promoted Borise Cota to national sales manager for the company’s North American Aftermarket Operations.
Gabriel (Ride Control LLC) has launched its newest Answer Garage promotion: The Epic Garage Blowout Sales Event. This promotion is open to all Gabriel and Bendix light vehicle brake and ride control service professionals and consumers in the U.S.
Dayco Products LLC has appointed John Kinnick executive vice president of U.S. aftermarket. In his new role, Kinnick will be responsible for aftermarket strategy for all functions including sales, marketing and operations within the United States.
APC Automotive Technologies LLC has promoted Andy McIntosh to president of its AP Emissions Technologies division. McIntosh will be responsible for leading AP Emissions and all of its business units across Goldsboro, N.C. (AP Emissions); Hobart, Ind. (CATCO/Aristo); and Langhorne, Pa. (Eastern Catalytic).
Parts professionals will have an opportunity to earn up to $450 from KYB Americas Corp. in its Mount Up! summer promotion that runs from May 1 through the end of June.
Akebono Brake Corp.’s “Brake into the Action” promotion rewards professional technicians with incentives each time they install Akebono Pro-Act, Euro and Performance Ultra-Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pads.
Will Sampson has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager of the Transportation Division for Midtronics Inc., reports President and CEO Steve McShane. The new role adds Transportation Division sales and engineering organizations to the marketing and product development functions previously under Sampson’s management.
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