CAWA Chair of the Board, Dan Hanson Jr. has appointed Sam Rusenovich of Brake Parts Inc (BPI) to the association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).
“Sam will add value to CAWA and by virtue of his position in the industry, will assist the association in achieving its goals as a relevant and viable automotive aftermarket industry organization,” said Hanson. “We know and appreciate the contributions he will make to the future successes of CAWA and the industry we serve.”
Rusenovich has spent his entire career in the automotive aftermarket, in a variety of different leadership roles. He is currently serving as the director, sales – Commercial Vehicle & Customer Experience for Raybestos Brakes/BPI. In this role, he oversees the national CES sales team and manages the commercial vehicle program for Raybestos. Prior to joining Raybestos, he worked for a large independent NAPA group as a regional vice president, where he oversaw a group of 15 stores including their sales people. Previous roles within this organization included vice president of operations and vice president of support services. Prior to the independent NAPA group, Rusenovich was with Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) for several years. His most recent position with the company was as a district manager, where he oversaw a group of stores and sales people. Other roles within GPC included area manager, district operations manager and loss prevention manager.