Centric Parts hires new vice president

Centric Parts has hired Dan Billie as its executive vice president of sales and marketing.

In his new role at Centric, Billie will be responsible for business development as well as leading the Centric, Qualis and StopTech sales and marketing teams. Billie also will have responsibility for corporate marketing and customer service. He will report directly to Centric President and CEO Dan Lelchuk.

“As Centric broadens its market share and product offerings, we continue to load our bench with experienced management personnel who can help us realize our goals,” says Lelchuk. “We are very fortunate to have Dan Billie joining our team. He has a tremendous amount of experience and a proven track record of leadership and business development.”

“Although Centric has experienced significant growth over the past 16 years, the company has aggressive plans to further increase its prominence in the market,” adds Billie. “Working with the talented team of sales and marketing professionals who have made Centric such an industry leader, I am confident we will be able to realize these ambitious goals.”

A former AP Exhaust and CARDONE sales and marketing executive, Billie comes to Centric with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket and a track record of senior sales and marketing leadership over the past 12 years, the company says.

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