In this new role, Griffin will oversee all the North American aftermarket customer support and distribution activities. Griffin has more than 20 years of experience in operations.
Details on a memorial service to be held at the Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz., are forthcoming.
In addition, Helio Castroneves, Team Penske’s elder statesman – is set to make a guest appearance at the Expo.
He has spent the past seven years with DAYCO as the company’s western regional sales manager.
Schmatz is a nationally recognized industry advocate and a sought-after speaker and presenter.
Anne Coffin’s background includes major consulting engagements with companies as varied as IBM, Georgia Pacific and Dana Corp., when she was president and owner of Kaleidoscope Systems.
Anderson, who joined Elgin in 2000, will oversee the World Trade business’s product import, export and sales operations. He reports to Elgin President Bill Skok.
Greener will report to Charles Tyson, executive vice president, merchandising, marketing and supply chain, and will be based in Raleigh, N.C.
In addition to his long involvement with Clevite Engine Parts, Max Dull’s background includes stints in management with AE Components Eastern of Hong Kong, Dana Corp., where he chaired the global strategic sourcing team and as vice president/general manager, and eventual owner, of Beck/Arnley. Most recently he was general manager of MAHLE Service Solutions.
On March 1, Helmut Ernst will take up the reins as new chairman of the board of directors of ZF Services. His predecessor, Alois Ludwig, who has been instrumental in shaping ZF Services, is passing on the baton to Ernst to begin his retirement.
In her new role at Babcox, Alicia Crabtree will be responsible for editing and writing content for the print and electronic properties of BodyShop Business.
As CIO, Adrian Crisan will be responsible for leading the information technology and information systems development at the online auto parts company.