HDAW picks new leadership team


Tom Otter, vice president of sales and marketing for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Edward Neeley, president of Truck Supply Co. of S.C., have been named Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW 2014) co-chairs.

Fleet Brake president and CEO John Bzeta was selected as vice chair.

The HDAW chairs are responsible for the strategic leadership of the event and management of the volunteer/staff program planning teams, consisting of more than 30 individuals from aftermarket supplier and distributor companies.

The HDAW leadership team focuses on delivering excellence for the annual conference’s key elements including the distributor education program, pre-scheduled supplier/distributor one-on-one meetings, the HDAW product expo and the numerous networking opportunities that are an integral part of the conference.

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, to be held Jan. 27-30, 2014, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nev.
, is the largest North American gathering of the independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry.

More than 2,000 executives and managers from the U.S., Canada and six other countries – including distributors, suppliers, service providers, educators and industry media – attended the 2013 conference in Las Vegas.

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