As CIO, Adrian Crisan will be responsible for leading the information technology and information systems development at the online auto parts company.
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.
Koji Arima will be elected as DENSO’s new president and CEO after the company’s annual shareholders meeting in June.
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.
Additionally, Bendix veteran Scott Burkhart has assumed the new role of vice president, Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.
The Top 5 Awards recognize the top producers company-wide in both sales and the percentage increase of sales.
Gibson previously served as brand manager for CARQUEST Filters, a brand WIX serviced for 25 years.
Harvey began his career at WIX/Affinia as a territory manager in Texas.
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.
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
This year will be the 29th year that Counterman magazine has named its Counter Professional of the Year.