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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” ...

Data driven: Making sense of customer data in the aftermarket

Today’s world is filled with data. Every result is tracked; every purchase is recorded. The trucking industry is filled with data, too. But with so much information flying around, it can be tough to make sense of it all. So tough that until very recently, the aftermarket avoided most of ...

Stertil-Koni names ops director

Kevin Hymers has joined Stertil-Koni as director of operations. Having most recently overseen the distribution center of Prometric, Hymers has more than 20 years of experience in warehouse management and order processing. Hymers also served in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than nine years obtaining the rank of major. While ...

Five to receive President’s award at Aftermarket Distribution Summit

CVSN has released this year’s winners of the organization’s President’s Award, which will be presented in September at the Aftermarket Distribution Summit in Nashville. The President’s Award, started by CVSN past President Ken Duval of Canadian Wheel, recognizes those individuals who have contributed greatly to the heavy-duty aftermarket and ...

FOX anchor Bret Baier among scheduled speakers at CVOC

The agenda is out for the 5th-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference (CVOC), set for Aug. 20-21, 2014 in Dallas, presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturer's Association (HDMA) and Randall Reilly. Once again preceding the Great American Trucking Show (GATS), event organizers says this year’s Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference will bring together ...

Wardle to lead Maxion sales unit

Maxion Wheels has appointed Bill Wardle as its new vice president, global sales and marketing. According to the company, Wardle’s addition to its global leadership team will help to push Maxion Wheels’ aggressive growth strategy through exciting innovation and technology leadership. Wardle will be based in the company’s global headquarters ...

Tidewater Fleet Supply honors Webb Wheel’s Stepp

Tidewater Fleet Supply hosted its annual customer appreciation dinner cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk with an audience of 240 customers and employees last week. During the evening the company awarded Dan Stepp of Webb Wheel with its 2014 Manufacturer’s Rep of the Year award. Presented annually, Tidewater Fleet Supply ...

Distributor of the Year nomination period ends tomorrow!

Today and tomorrow are the final days to nominate your favorite aftermarket business for the 2014 Distributor of the Year award, presented by Truck Parts & Service. If you haven't nominated a business yet, it is incredibly easy. Simply CLICK HERE and list up to three distributors you believe are ...

Associated Equipment announces new CEO

Associated Equipment Corporation (AEC) announces Kim Cottle, formerly president and COO, has been named president and Chief Executive Officer. Cottle succeeds William C. Cottle, who retires as CEO of Associated Equipment but maintains his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Cottle was hired by Associated in 2007 ...