Gene Damron has been named general manager of Global Parts Network, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VIPAR Heavy Duty.
Damron has more than 30 years of experience in heavy-duty parts distribution, which includes overseeing an independent service facility in addition to two brake remanufacturing operations. He is a past president of the Council of Fleet Specialists, a recent board member of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network and has served on the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week planning committee.
“I am a strong believer in the entrepreneurial spirit of the heavy-duty independent channel,” says Damron. “VIPAR Heavy Duty has the right focus and strategies in place for long-term success. I am truly excited about the challenges and opportunities ahead.”