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BuyAutoParts.com Names New Chief Information Officer

As CIO, Adrian Crisan will be responsible for leading the information technology and information systems development at the online auto parts company.

GPC Elects Three New Corporate Officers

Robert Milstead was named senior vice president digital, Thomas Davis was named vice president supplier business IT and Jennifer Ellis was named corporate secretary and associate counsel.

New President To Step In At DENSO

Koji Arima will be elected as DENSO’s new president and CEO after the company’s annual shareholders meeting in June.

Standard Motor Products Announces New President

Eric Sills, 46, is currently vice president global operations. Sills will now join the office of the chief executive, where he will serve together with Lawrence Sills, chairman and CEO; John Gethin, COO; and James Burke, vice president finance and CFO.

Bendix Names John Kemer Vice President And General Manager, Valves And Modules

Additionally, Bendix veteran Scott Burkhart has assumed the new role of vice president, Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.

Matt Davis From Arnold Motor Supply – Denison Recognized With 2014 Service Is The Difference Award

The Top 5 Awards recognize the top producers company-wide in both sales and the percentage increase of sales.

WIX Filters Names Jennifer Gibson As Brand Manager

Gibson previously served as brand manager for CARQUEST Filters, a brand WIX serviced for 25 years.

WIX Filters Announces Mike Harvey As National Sales Manager, New Structure For National Sales Team

Harvey began his career at WIX/Affinia as a territory manager in Texas.

Clark Limbacher Joins AISIN World Corp. Of America As Manager Of Product Development

He will be responsible for all product development in North America and Latin America. Limbacher’s extensive experience spans over a 41-year career in the automotive industry.

Executive Interview With Tom O’Brien, President Of SKF Vehicle Service Market (VSM), North America Business Unit

Tom O’Brien has more than 30 years of aftermarket experience with various roles in sales, operations and management. He joined SKF in 2007 and served as the vice president of automotive sales for SKF Vehicle Service Market (VSM), North America. In January 2014, O’Brien was appointed president of the SKF VSM, North America Business Unit and now oversees all sales and marketing initiatives for the SKF VSM automotive and heavy-duty aftermarkets in North America. Counterman’s sister publication, aftermarketNews, sat down with O’Brien, just two months shy of one year in this new role. In the interview, he talks about the company’s recent expansion efforts, as well as his goals and plans for the business moving forward.

WIX Filters, Counterman Magazine Name ‘Counter Professional of the Year’

LAS VEGAS – WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products celebrating its 75th anniversary, and Counterman magazine named Russell Paroff of NAPA Auto Parts in Grand Rapids, Mich., the 2014 “Counter Professional of the Year” at the AWDA conference on Nov. 3 in Las Vegas. “Customers rely on the expertise of counter professionals to

Wanted: 2014 Counter Professional Of The Year, Sponsored By WIX Filters

This year will be the 29th year that Counterman magazine has named its Counter Professional of the Year.