New York-based Parts Authority Inc. has announced that Tom Hager, formerly director of sales with eBay subsidiary WHI Solutions Inc., has joined its management team as director of strategic projects.
Randy Buller, president and CEO of Parts Authority, said, “Tom Hager’s knowledge of aftermarket distribution and e-commerce technology, along with his strong relationships throughout the industry, make him extremely well-suited to helping us continue on our aggressive growth path. Parts Authority has grown from one location in 1973 to more than 90 locations in six different regions today by providing great customer service and reinvesting in our business while always staying true to our core philosophies. Our management team looks forward to working with Tom to help our company and our customers achieve our mutual goals in the years to come.”
Hager comes to Parts Authority with more than 25 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket industry, helping customers identify and maximize business process solutions ranging from computer systems and enterprise application software, to e-commerce, data and mobility products. After many years managing customer relationships with Telecomp Computer Systems, icarz and WHI Solutions, Hager joined eBay through an acquisition in 2012.