David Barbeau, an aftermarket business expert, has rejoined Hart Marx Advisors as a vice president and member of the Advisory Board. The company says Barbeau will contribute to the firm his extensive aftermarket knowledge, ranging from Tier 1 supply to parts distribution and business consulting.
Barbeau was responsible for brand growth and increased penetration on a global level for both Tier 1 suppliers Delphi Technologies and TI Automotive. He also co-founded a successful automotive parts distribution company, which later became part of Advance Auto Parts. In addition to providing his services to major names in the aftermarket industry, Barbeau also is a consultant for businesses in the aftermarket as Barbeau Consulting, LLC; with a focus on the China aftermarket, in which he has extensive experience.
“David is well connected throughout the aftermarket with an incredibly well-rounded portfolio of experience and proven record of success,” says Tom Marx, partner, Hart Marx Advisors. “His depth of experience, knowledge and unique understanding of the different facets of our industry make him a true asset to our team and to each of our clients. We are honored to have him rejoin us.”