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Executive Interview With Michael Palm, Vice President, Marketing And Brand Management, CRP Automotive

In today’s AMN Executive Interview, we hear from Michael Palm, VP of marketing and brand management for CRP Automotive, parent company to the brands Rein Automotive, ContiTech Automotive Belts, Pentosin Technical Fluids and AJUSA Engine Parts. In this interview, Palm shares with aftermarketNews an update on the Rein Automotive brand strategy in the NAFTA region, as well as his thoughts on the import market today and going forward.

Executive Interview With Henry Hippert Of Eastern Catalytic

AMN’s sister publication Counterman magazine recently asked Henry Hippert, executive sales director of Eastern Catalytic, to bring readers up to speed on rules and regulations regarding catalytic converters.

Executive Interview With Stan Viezner Jr., President Of Prenco

As the company prepares to celebrate its 75th year of business in 2014, Prenco President Stan Viezner Jr. shares with the readers of aftermarketNews the unique history of this family owned company and talks about why the company has flown under the radar all these years.

Executive Interview With Mark Shasteen, Vice President, Automotive Business Segment, CTDI

Mark Shasteen is an automotive industry professional with more than 30 years of experience. He started his automotive career with the Packard Electric Division of General Motors, and has spent the past 13 years in a number of executive leadership positions with Delphi Corp. Shasteen joined CTDI in December 2012 as vice president, automotive business segment. In this role, he will oversee CTDI’s newly established automotive business initiative, focused on leveraging CTDI’s technical expertise in this new business segment at CTDI. In today’s interview, he shares with aftermarketNews details about his new role with CTDI and what to expect of this newcomer to the market.

Meet Raymond Guffey III, The 2013 Counter Professional Of The Year

Raymond Guffey III becomes Counterman’s 28th Counter Professional of the Year, sponsored by Affinia Group Inc., Raybestos Chassis and WIX Filters.

The Top 10 Executive Interviews of 2013

The editorial staff of aftermarketNews is proud to present the 10th annual AMN Year in Review, sponsored this year by Federated Auto Parts. Delivered exclusively this week to AMN subscribers in four special afternoon e-newsletters, we will take a look back at what you, our loyal readers, found to be the most compelling and important news reports, interviews

Executive Interview: Fran Labun, Vice President, Sales Group, DENSO Products & Services Americas Inc.

Fran Labun is vice president of the sales group for DENSO Products and Services Americas Inc., the Long Beach-based affiliate of Japan-based DENSO Corp. He oversees automotive aftermarket and OES sales for the Americas; U.S., Canada, Mexico, Latin and South Americas. Labun also oversees the product development and sales for heavy-duty OES and aftermarket channels and directs the DENSO non-automotive product lines for robotics, heat management and hand scanners. In this interview from our sister publication Shop Owner, Labun talks about the evolution of its quality-branded products, the new “My Denso Rewards” program and more.

Executive Interview With WORLDPAC President And CEO Bob Cushing

Following his keynote speech at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Executive Breakfast earlier this month in Las Vegas, WORLDPAC President and CEO Bob Cushing shared with aftermarketNews some additional thoughts on the key themes from his AASA presentation.

AMN Executive Interview With Kevin Freeland, Co-CEO Of Federal-Mogul And CEO, Vehicle Components Segment

Today, our AMN Executive interview series features Kevin Freeland, who joined Federal-Mogul in May as the company’s co-CEO and CEO of the Vehicle Components Segment, coming from Advance Auto Parts. Earlier this month at AAPEX, Counterman Editor Mark Phillips sat down with Freeland to discuss his extensive retail background, his thoughts on Federal-Mogul’s position today in the aftermarket and opportunities and challenges ahead in the global marketplace.

AMN Executive Interview With Gil Benjamin, President And CEO, US Motor Works

Today in our AMN Executive Interview series, we feature Gil Benjamin, president and CEO of US Motor Works. In the interview, Benjamin talks a bit about the history of the business, its manufacturing and distribution footprint and the advantages of being a supplier to both the OES and aftermarket channels, as well as its international presence in the marketplace.

AMN Executive Interview: Dennis Samfilippo, General Manager, Philips Automotive North America

Today, our AMN Executive Interview series features Dennis Samfilippo, general manager, Philips Automotive North America. In the interview, Samfilippo discusses advancements in the LED lighting segment, the company’s plans this week at AAPEX and the importance of great packaging design.

Executive Interview With Jens Schueler, President, Automotive Aftermarket North America, Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

Today, in our AMN Executive Interview series, we feature Jens Schueler, president, Automotive Aftermarket North America, Schaeffler Group USA Inc. Here, Schueler talks about the impacts industry consolidation, the economy and other global variables have had on the Schaeffler Group USA, as well as his expectation for what lies ahead for the company. He also gives us a sneak peek of the new brand the company will be introducing at this year’s AAPEX in Las Vegas.