VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada The Altrom Group, a division of Genuine Parts Co. and a leading North American distributor of import auto parts, held its 2012 North American Sales Summit June 24-27 in Vancouver, Canada. This three-day event was attended by Altrom’s management team, sales professionals and key vendor partners from around the world.
During the event, several awards were presented at the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony celebrating achievements in 2011. Akebono, a supplier of OE brake products, was named 2011 Altrom Group Supplier of the Year. This award honors Altrom’s most accomplished vendor based on performance measurements including sales increases, fill rate, marketing, sales support, product quality and coverage.
“Akebono has been a vendor partner of Altrom’s for the past three years and have proven their commitment to both quality and service,” said Scott Mountford, president of The Altrom Group.
Tim Rose was once again named Altrom America Sales Person of the Year for 2011. Rose is a 28-year Altrom veteran who is responsible for a sales territory that includes Denver, Portland and Hawaii.
Ryan Wilford was named Altrom Canada Sales Person of the Year for 2011.