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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.  

Alliance Promotes Jimmy Golden to Director of E-Commerce Solutions

Golden will be responsible for managing the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the Alliance’s customer-focused e-commerce solutions such as MyPlace4Parts.

MAHLE Adds New Business Unit, Makes Board Changes

Wilhelm Emperhoff will take on a new business unit and Martin Weidlich will join the MAHLE management board.

MAHLE, Martin Weidlich
Advance Auto Parts Names Jason McDonell as Chief Marketing Officer

In this role, McDonell will be responsible for all marketing activities across the Advance family of brands, including Advance, Carquest, Worldpac and Autopart International.

Continental Names Denzel Lall as Sales Technical Training Specialist

In this role, Lall will join Continental’s training team and be responsible for the organization, coordination and execution of presentations and demonstrations for existing and potential customers in the Western United States.