University of the Aftermarket

Retired Worldpac president will speak at aftermarket leadership program

Tom O’Hare, the retired former president and CEO of Worldpac, will serve as the opening speaker for the next University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 program. “Tom O’Hare is one example of the kinds of high-caliber aftermarket leaders and leadership concepts that participants will be exposed to during the ...

Marx to speak at University of the Aftermarket event

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors will share his expertise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a featured presenter at the upcoming 2014 University of the Aftermarket Heavy Duty Leadership program. Marx will explore the topic “Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in Ownership” ...

Registration open for aftermarket Leadership 2.0

The University of the Aftermarket has opened registration for the next Leadership 2.0 class, which begins Aug. 24-29, 2014 on the campus of Northwood University in Midland, Mich. The second session will be held March 8-13, 2015, at Northwood’s West Palm Beach, Fla., campus. Participants must attend both ...

University of the Aftermarket to present Aftermarket 101 program in June

The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program June 10-11, 2014 at Federal-Mogul’s headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The University says the program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure ...

University of the Aftermarket seeks applicants for 2013-14 Leadership 2.0

The University of the Aftermarket has officially opened recruitment for the next Leadership 2.0 class, which begins August 25-30, 2013, on the campus of Northwood University in Midland, Mich. The second session will be held April 6-11, 2014, at Northwood’s West Palm Beach, Florida, campus. Participants must attend ...

Industry Focus

Dealership News   Murphy-Hoffman Company (MHC Kenworth) has acquired 10 dealership and 11 leasing locations in North Carolina from Cooper Kenworth Inc. and Cooper Leasing Inc. MHC’s expanded network now includes more than 90 dealership and leasing locations across 11 states.   Kenworth of Buffalo has acquired a Kenworth dealership in the ...

Management

Developing Aftermarket Leaders Program will focus on strategic leadership skill development. Walk around any aftermarket convention or trade show and you will see a lot of gray-haired people. But sprinkled in will be some bright young faces — the future leaders of aftermarket businesses. However, leadership skills are not necessarily something ...