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AAM Group Promotes John DeBalso, David Ayers

Photo caption: John DeBalso (left) and David Ayers


The AAM Group announced the promotion of two senior employees: John DeBalso to executive vice president of supplier relations and David Ayers to vice president of operations.

The promotion of DeBalso, a lifelong industry veteran who has been with AAM for 16 years, formalizes his position as a member of the executive team. 

The former CAN board of directors member will continue to lead AAM’s purchasing, compliance and supplier-relations efforts, including managing a team dedicated to exploring growth opportunities for the organization’s distribution members and supplier partners.

Ayers, previously AAM’s director of marketing and current SEMA TORA Select committee member, will be shifting focus to concentrate on strategic marketing and technology projects and other operational priorities. 


Andy Stacy, who was recently promoted to marketing manager, will be assuming oversight of AAM’s day-to-day marketing activities.

Automotive Accessories Marketing USA Inc. (The AAM Group) is the largest distribution group in the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) marketplace.

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