Mike Peace has joined National Pronto Association as vice president of business development. His primary responsibilities at Pronto will include developing and building relationships with members and key customers, assisting in recruiting efforts and helping to develop and implement sales strategies.
Peace has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. Most recently, he held the position of national sales manager at the Timken Co. During his 11 years at Timken, Peace was responsible for driving double-digit sales growth for its light vehicle automotive division, launching a Canadian aftermarket program and setting strategic policy to ensure the company’s success. Prior to working for Timken, Peace was a partner in Strategic Marketing Inc., a manufacturer’s rep agency, as well as a territory sales manager for TRW and Federal-Mogul.
Pronto President and CEO Bill Maggs commented, “I am tremendously excited to add Mike to our team at Pronto. It has been a pleasure to work with Mike in developing our Timken relationship over the past years and I look forward to working with him in his new capacity here at Pronto. Our organization is on the move and adding Mike will greatly improve our ability to serve our members and vendors more effectively and efficiently.”
Peace commented, “I look forward to assisting Bill, the Pronto membership and the Pronto team continue their tremendous growth. I am anxious to begin helping our members and suppliers with approved programs, supporting members with national accounts and reinforcing the long-term strategy.”