KYB Americas Corp. recently announced the hiring of two key sales positions and two other important company promotions. The announcement was made this week by KYB Executive Vice President Mike Fiorito from KYB’s Aftermarket headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana.
Aaron Shaffer was appointed to business development manager, covering key channel partners in the North America market. Shaffer is a Northwood graduate with prior experience in the automotive aftermarket in various positions.
Randy Bowlen is a new territory sales manager from the Indianapolis area. Bowlen will cover portions of the Central and Southern U.S., servicing key KYB channel partners. Prior to KYB, Bowlen was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps from 2010 to 2015. He also previously worked in the automotive aftermarket for an independent service provider.
Ricky Torres was recently promoted to customer support manager at the KYB Headquarters in Greenwood. Torres has been a key part of KYB’s expansion in Indiana since his hire in 2013. He will now oversee all activity in KYB’s customer support department.
Ryan Dickerman was recently appointed to the position of north regional manager. Previously, a KYB territory sales and customer support manager, Dickerman joined KYB in 2006. A graduate of Post University, Dickerman also recently completed his Master of Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in 2015. He will coordinate all KYB territory managers and channel partner activities in the Northern U.S.
“We are very pleased to announce these key hires and promotion appointments,” said Fiorito. “We are especially pleased to have the ability to promote from within, rehire a key employee and add another veteran from the U.S. Armed Forces to our team. Having the right people helps KYB standout in the market place. We believe these moves will allow KYB to serve our customers more effectively and efficiently.”