AMN Executive Interview With Chris Morse, Senior PR Manager, Head Of Merchant Communications, PayPal
Today we feature an AMN Q&A session with Chris Morse, senior PR manager and head of merchant communications for PayPal. Morse explains why PayPal is ready to expand its successful consumer business in the commercial arena and explains the myriad options PayPal has for merchants and consumers alike.
Executive Interview: APRA’s Joe Kripli and ReMaTec Show Manager Niels Klarenbeek Discuss Big R/ReMaTec USA
Today, we share an article featuring Joe Kripli, chairman of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA), and Niels Klarenbeek, ReMaTec show manager, discussing the ideas behind BigR/ReMaTecUSA, the new reman show in North America.
Executive Interview With Ken Selinger, Aftermarket Director Of Sales And Marketing, Akebono Brake Corp.
Today, we feature an Executive Interview with Ken Selinger, aftermarket director of sales and marketing, Akebono Brake Corp. Selinger talks about Akebono’s involvement in the efforts toward low-copper brake compliance, the company’s recent expansion in Tennessee and more.
AMN Executive Interview With Daniel Ninivaggi, CEO Of Federal-Mogul Motorparts, And Co-CEO Of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp.
On May 22, Federal-Mogul announced that its vehicle components division has been renamed Federal-Mogul Motorparts as the next step in the company’s strategy to drive the global growth of its premium products and leading brands. A leading provider of premium brands – such as MOOG, Fel-Pro, Champion, Ferodo, Wagner and ANCO – to the global aftermarket, Federal-Mogul Motorparts also provides vehicle braking, chassis and wiper components to original equipment manufacturers. Today, aftermarketNews features an interview with Federal-Mogul Motorparts CEO Daniel Ninivaggi following the announcement of the division’s new name.
We sat down with Berardi to talk about the company’s recently expanded aftermarket product coverage through the Magneti Marelli brand offered by Mopar, as well as the company’s motorsports involvement and other topics.
Dan Risley, who joined the Automotive Service Association (ASA) in March 2013, is now leading the organization through a significant evolution. In today’s AMN Executive Interview, Risley talks about the association’s evolution, the role member feedback plays in the process, and his short- and long-term goals for ASA.
Executive Interview With Odd Joergenrud, Regional President, North America Automotive Aftermarket Division, Robert Bosch LLC
In today’s AMN Executive Interview, aftermarketNews sits down with Odd Joergenrud, regional president, North America Automotive Aftermarket Division, Robert Bosch LLC. In the interview, Joergenrud talks about Bosch’s extensive investment in R&D, the rapid pace of product development and the company’s passion to protect its intellectual property.
Executive Interview: John Zochert, Director Of Marketing And Product Development, Wells Vehicle Electronics
John Zochert is director of marketing and product development for Wells Vehicle Electronics, a global supplier of advanced vehicle electronic components for replacement applications in the automotive, marine, off-highway, industrial and heavy-duty industries. In today’s interview, Zochert talks with aftermarketNews about the company’s 110-year history, its extensive tech training library and the concerns about rising SKU counts. He also addresses the challenges and opportunities presented by the increasing amount of electronics in vehicles today.
Gregory Flake is president of Crowne Group LLC, the Cleveland, Ohio-based manufacturer of automotive original equipment and replacement components and industrial products. Crowne recently completed the acquisition of the Carter Fuel Systems business, and Flake is overseeing the launch of new programs and products offered under the Carter brand. Prior to joining Crowne, Flake was a general manager at Federal-Mogul Corp. in Southfield, Mich. Today, Flake brings us up to speed on the changes that have taken place as a result of the acquisition.
Earlier this month, Kathleen Schmatz, president and CEO, and Rich White, senior vice president, respectively, of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, kicked off a media tour to educate aftermarket industry trade media and other constituents on a major rebranding for the association. They recently visited Babcox Media’s corporate offices to talk to editors and publishers about this exciting change.
John Chalifoux was named the first president of the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) in 2010. In today’s interview, he talks about MERA’s involvement in the reman section at AAPEX, the association’s sustainability conference in partnership with the Golisano Institute and its new partnership with AIAG. He also addresses the key factors behind the young organization’s strong growth and talks about what’s ahead for the group.
Dan Freeman, who’s been at the helm of Automotive Parts Associates (APA) for 25 years, looks back on his storied and successful career, and looks forward to giving back to the industry in his well-deserved retirement that begins this month.