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Babcox Media Appoints Tom Pecka Director of Strategic Partnership

He will foster integrated strategies connecting clients and internal teams, ensuring alignment and synergy.

Advance Announces Merchandising Leadership Changes

Bruce Starnes, new executive vice president, chief merchant, takes over for the retiring Ken Bush.

Crow-Burlingame Names Richard Webster VP of Company Stores

Advancement shows company’s commitment to fostering internal talent and promoting professional growth.

Genuine Parts Company Announces CEO Leadership Transition

Paul D. Donahue will become executive chairman, while William P. Stengel, II will succeed Donahue as president and CEO.

Executive Interview: Fletcher Lord III, President Of Crow-Burlingame

Fletcher Lord III represents the fourth generation of the Crow family to help lead Crow-Burlingame, a Little Rock, Arkansas-based parts distributor that celebrated its 100th anniversary in April.

DEI Hires Mike Zenone As Inside Sales Supervisor And John Gabriel As DEI Powersports Division Manager

DEI announces two new supervisory positions. Former DEI employee Mike Zenone has been rehired as the company’s inside sales supervisor. John Gabriel has been hired as DEI’s powersports division manager.

Brake Parts Inc Names Jake Wegner Vice President Of Sales

Wegner joins BPI from Magid Safety, where he held multiple positions with increasing responsibility, including his most recent role as regional vice president of sales.

Forensics Investigator Brian Chase Joins The Global Brake Safety Council

Chase is an expert in the sciences of motor vehicle crash reconstruction and automotive technology at state and federal court levels.

Continental Names Gary Mercer As Western Sales Manager

Mercer will work with all of the Continental aftermarket product lines.

AAM Group Names Abby Hathorn To Marketing Coordinator Role

Hathorn will play a key role in managing AAM’s upcoming Social Power and ReadyPosts services, which will give installers access to ready-to-publish social media content for popular platforms like Facebook and Instagram.

CARDONE Industries Appoints Mike Carr as CEO

His resume includes 23 years at Johnson Controls in several senior leadership positions and nearly four years at Axalta Coating Systems as president North America and then president Americas.

Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Announce Leadership 2.0 Scholarship Winners

Terry Collins, general manager at Auto-Wares Group of Companies, and Nick Prince, director of operations at Dykstra’s Auto (an Auto-Wares Certified Service Center), were selected from several Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper candidates for the prestigious scholarships.