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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance/Alliance Parts Warehouse Announces Key Employee Promotions

Dax Neal becomes warehouse operations manager and James “Coy” Peach is now director of continuous improvement/operations.

CARDONE Industries Announces Top Leadership Changes

Terry McCormack, CARDONE Industries executive chairman and CEO, announced he will step down as CEO but will continue as the executive chairman of the company’s board of directors. McCormack also announced the appointment of Stan Gowisnock as CARDONE’s new president and CEO, effective Aug. 3.

Mevotech Appoints Brian Rossi To Vice President, Engineering

Rossi comes to Mevotech with more than 20 years of manufacturing engineering experience, including process engineering, Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing. He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering.

Philip Nelles Appointed New General Manager Of The ContiTech Power Transmission Group

Nelles has been working for the Power Transmission Group since 2010 and was most recently in charge of the automotive original equipment segment.

W M Automotive Warehouse Appoints Garry Castles As President

Castles has been part of W M Automotive Warehouse Inc. for 38 years and has more than 45 years experience in the automotive parts industry.

The Network Names Bill Cook Senior Product Manager

In his new position, Cook plans to help the Network strengthen existing hard-parts programs while expanding outside traditional suppliers.

AMN Executive Interview With Ted Hughes, Head Of Marketing, North America, MAHLE Aftermarket Inc.

In this interview from our sister publication,, Hughes updates us MAHLE’s acquisition of RTI technologies and talks about the company’s new and award-winning products.

DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee Inc. Names New President

Takeshi Nagasaka succeeds Youichi Yamashita, who returned to Japan to serve at DENSO Trim, a Power Train affiliate.

Uni-Select Reorganizes Corporate Management Structure

Uni-Select announced in a press release that the objective is to streamline and reduce the size of its corporate support functions. As a result, the role of vice president, corporate services and chief financial officer (CFO) will be transitioned into a more traditional financial role of CFO.

AASA Names Jay Burkhart Executive Director Of Its China Aftermarket Office

Burkhart will be based at MEMA’s global headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and will provide strategic guidance and global aftermarket direction to Dr. Yilong Chen, managing director of the new MEMA China Center in Shanghai, which also serves as the location of the AASA China Aftermarket Office.

Uni-Select President And CEO Richard Roy To Retire

Roy spent more than 17 years at Uni-Select, including more than seven years as the corporation’s CEO.

TRW Appoints Aftermarket Catalog Data Manager

In her new role, Renee Sandford will serve as a liaison between key departments.