David Shushereba has been promoted to director of the Product Development, Engineering, Quality and Service Group. Shushereba has been with DENSO more than five years and previously served as senior manager of Service, Quality and Engineering. In this newly created position, Shushereba is responsible for improving alignment of DENSO’s core product development, engineering, quality and customer service operations.
Steve Corey has been promoted to senior manager of the National Accounts Department. Corey has been with DENSO more than 25 years and previously served as manager of National Accounts – Commercial Group. This newly created position builds on DENSO’s commitment to better serve nationwide automotive aftermarket retailers, such as Advance Auto Parts, AutoZone, CARQUEST Auto Parts, NAPA Auto Parts, O’Reilly Auto Parts and WORLDPAC, which represent a growing segment of DENSO’s customers.
Ramona Petersen has been promoted to senior manager of the Human Resources Department. Petersen has been with DENSO five years and previously served as Human Resources Department manager. In this newly created position, Petersen will oversee human resources for DENSO’s operations in Long Beach and Murrieta, Calif., as well as help manage services for DENSO employees throughout North America.
David Williams has been promoted to senior manager of the Strategic Planning and Marketing Departments. Williams has been with DENSO two years and previously served as Strategic Planning Department manager. In his new role, Williams will be responsible for coordinating corporate Strategic Planning and Marketing strategies to build upon DENSO’s success in promoting its automotive aftermarket and commercial products.
Matt Eaton has been promoted to manager of the Product Management Department, Maintenance Products. Eaton has been with DENSO for 10 years and previously served as supervisor of Powertrain Products. In this newly created position, Eaton will be responsible for product development of spark plugs, oil and air filters as well as wiper blades and ignition wires.
Jose Ramirez has been promoted to manager of the Aftermarket Sales Department. Ramirez has been with DENSO for 10 years and previously served as Western Zone regional manager. In his new position, Ramirez is responsible for all aftermarket buying group and warehouse distributor sales activity in North America.
Shushereba, Corey, Petersen, Williams, Eaton and Ramirez are based in Long Beach where DENSO Products and Services Americas is headquartered.