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.
NTN, the parent company of BCA and Bower Bearings, has added Nathan Giles to its automotive aftermarket sales team. Giles will be filling the role of regional sales manager for the central region of the U.S. market.
KYB will be running two national promotions simultaneously: “Feeling Is Believing,” KYB’s consumer rebate promotion begins April 15 and will run through the end of June, while “Strut-Plus Rewards” for Parts Professionals runs this May and June.
Following the year-end retirement of its longtime CEO Rusty Bishop, Federated Auto Parts has promoted Sue Godschalk to president, it was announced today by Larry Pavey, who has assumed the role of CEO of Federated.
Jim Pickles, a technician at J and J Automotive Inc. in Rhinebeck, N.Y., was the grand prize winner of the 2019 Mahle “Drive With the Original” promotion. He was awarded a Petty’s Garage supercharged Dodge Challenger on the first day of this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.
National Pronto Association reports Bill Maggs, president and CEO, has accepted a position with Pronto member Parts Authority and Robert Roos, the organization’s vice president of sales and marketing, has been named president.
Standard Motor Products Inc. has named Nathan Iles the chief financial officer of the company. Jim Burke, who served as CFO since 1999, has been promoted to chief operating officer and will assist in the transition of CFO duties.
Harlan Siegel has joined the Opus Intelligent Vehicle Support (IVS) division as vice president of global sales. He will be responsible for the sales of IVS products globally, with integrated offerings from Drew Technologies, Autologic, and Farsight Diagnostic platforms and professional support services.
KYB Corp.’s consumer rebate promotion, “Feeling is Believing,” is returning this fall. It will run through August and September and offers motorists a rebate up to $100 when they choose to maintain their vehicle with KYB products.
Dayco has named Joel Wiegert chief executive officer. He will be responsible for the global operational performance and strategic direction of Dayco. Wiegert also has been named as a member of Dayco’s board of managers.
Purolator Filters LLC will launch a national promotion that will run from July 1 through Aug. 31, 2019, across the United States and Canada. It is designed to reward customers for purchasing Purolator filtration products and help automotive retailers and installers drive additional sales.