SMYRNA, Tenn. Beck/Arnley has
announced that an experienced and talented group of automotive
aftermarket veterans will spearhead the company’s newly reorganized
sales territories. Earlier this year, Beck/Arnley established new
geographical sales regions to fit with their traditional WD customers
markets and focus their sales team more closely to the customers’
“We have put together a great team that will
continue Beck/Arnley’s tradition of providing first-class customer
service,” said Paul Farwick, vice president of sales for Beck/Arnley.
“Not only does this group possess outstanding sales skills, but their
knowledge and insight of the aftermarket will provide great dividends
not only to Beck/Arnley, but most importantly, to our traditional
Four veteran aftermarket salespersons have joined
the Beck/Arnley sales force as regional account executives. Timothy
Golema, who has more than 30 years of aftermarket experience with Dana
and other prominent suppliers, will cover the Southeast. Dan Casey, a
former director of sales and marketing for Cardone, will lead the Texas
corridor. Bob Timoney, who has more than 20 years experience in the
aftermarket with ArvinMeritor and others, will serve the Mid-Atlantic
region. Matt Lundh, who has spent the past 12 years working for
CARQUEST in a variety of positions, will manage the Midwest.
Continuing to cover key Beck/Arnley regions are Vince Tramontano, who
oversees the Western region; David Heye, who is responsible for the
Northwest; and John Murphy, who manages the Northeast region. These
seasoned Beck/Arnley sales executives reflect more than 75 combined
years of service with the company.
In addition to geographic restructuring, new sales positions have been added to focus on key market channels.
Heath Breedlove, who joined Beck/Arnley in late 2009 after serving as a
regional director of store sales for General Parts Inc. and holding
senior management roles in their North American sales force, assumes
the position of vice president of retail and program group sales.
Keith McManus assumes the position of vice president of national
accounts. McManus spent 17 years with General Parts Inc. where he held
various positions within the company, including regional director of
operations for the Chicago store group, regional director of sales in
Chicago and division national account executive.
Vonda Lee, a
21-year veteran of the automotive aftermarket, has worked at
Beck/Arnley for 15 years holding various positions in engineering,
purchasing, product management and sales. Lee will continue as director
of special market sales, which includes responsibility for sales to OE
customers, as well as export and co-man markets.