GSP North America has announced the appointment of Michael Ceritano to vice president of sales retail channel.
Most recently, Ceritano was director of sales for North America Aftermarket for Dana Holding Co. During his time at Dana, Ceritano held several sales leadership roles in both the aftermarket and OEM channels.
Ceritano holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and a Master of Business Administration degree from Drexel University. In his new role, Ceritano will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities to retailers for GSP in North America.
“We are excited at appointing Mr. Ceritano to this newly created role. Michael has a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, making him an outstanding addition to our team,” said Richard Zhou, CEO of GSP North America.
“I am very excited to work with an agile and focused organization like GSP that delivers innovative, quality parts to the aftermarket customer on time,” said Ceritano. “I have been working in the automotive industry for 27 years, starting at Chrysler working with dealers in sales, parts and service. Through the years, I have engaged with every segment of the aftermarket: light vehicle, commercial vehicle and off-highway customers. I believe GSP North America has the optimal combination of a robust products, efficient distribution, competitive pricing and industry-leading promotions to grow our customers’ business. Throughout my career, I have always been driven to fulfill the customer’s needs while growing our mutual business.”
GSP North America is a manufacturer of parts for the global aftermarket, supplying CV axles, hubs, rubber mount parts and loaded struts with distribution centers in Germany, China and the U.S.