Wolma to lead AP Exhaust

Updated Aug 2, 2017

APC Automotive Technologies, LLC, has appointed Doug Wolma as president of its AP Emissions Technologies (AP Exhaust) division.

In this role, Wolma will be responsible for leading AP Exhaust and all of its operations. Wolma is replacing Mike Barto, who is retiring from AP Exhaust.

“I am thrilled to have someone of Doug’s expertise join AP Exhaust,” says Hugh Charvat, CEO of APC. “He has a diverse and successful track record leading automotive manufacturing and distribution organizations with 20 years of experience exclusively in the aftermarket. His leadership will be instrumental in continuing to deliver upon our strategies that ultimately ensure AP Exhaust’s commitment to the emissions control space and customer service leadership in the aftermarket.

“I would also like to thank Mike Barto for his outstanding work at AP Exhaust and Eastern Manufacturing over the past few years.”

AP Exhaust Founder Vange Proimos, an APC board member, adds, “Doug brings some big business experience but has a real entrepreneurial spirit to go with that. I am looking forward to working with him to grow this great company.”

Speaking on his appointment, Wolma says, “I am excited to become a part of the AP team. The company has continued to clearly distinguish itself as one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of emission control components in the automotive aftermarket. I look forward to ensuring that our customers receive the high-quality products they’ve come to expect and the best-in-class service and support that differentiates AP Exhaust from other companies.”

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