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Q&A: AASA’s Bill Long and Epicor’s Scott Thompson Talk About The New AASA Channel Excellence Award 

In today’s AMN Q&A, Bill Long (at left), president and chief operating officer of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), and Scott Thompson (at right), senior vice president, Automotive and Business Services, Epicor, give us the inside scoop on the AASA Channel Excellence Award. The newly created award was introduced in late November and will be presented at this year’s AASA Vision Conference.

Q&A With New MANN+HUMMEL CEO Werner Lieberherr 

Werner Lieberherr was named CEO of MANN+HUMMEL on Oct. 30. While still settling into his new role, one thing about Lieberherr is clear: he is an energetic, outside-the-box leader who has a laser-like focus on one mission – to make this company more “customer-obsessed,” as he puts it.

AMN Executive Interview: Jason Best Of Spectra Premium Industries Discusses Global Expansion And Manufacturing

In today’s AMN Executive Interview, Best talks about Spectra Premium’s recent global expansion and manufacturing, as well as the company’s heavy involvement in motorsports. 

AMN Q&A With Tenneco’s Brian Kesseler

In today’s Q&A, Kesseler talks about Tenneco’s acquisition of Federal-Mogul, and what the combined company will look like going forward.

AMN Q&A With Schaeffler’s Eric Steinbecher

Steinbecher is president of the Automotive Aftermarket Americas for Schaeffler. In today’s Q&A, he shares with AMN some of the changes taking place within the company, including updates to Schaeffler’s corporate identity.

AMN Q&A: Dave Illes, Lumileds

Dave Illes is Lumileds’ director of sales and marketing for the North American Automotive Aftermarket. In today’s Q&A, Illes talks about the importance of lighting maintenance for driver safety, as well as the secrets to strong category management in the era of parts proliferation.

AMN Executive Interview With Dan Schildge, CRP Automotive

In today’s interview, Schildge talks about the expansion of CRP’s investment in Atlantic Automotive Engineering and key priorities for the company going forward.

AMN Executive Interview With Matt Buchholz, President And General Manager, MotoRad of America

Buchholz is an energetic executive who has served at nearly every level of the automotive supply chain over the past 20 years. As the company celebrates 60 years in business, in today’s interview, he talks about the secret to MotoRad’s longtime success.

AMN Executive Interview With Frank Frederick, Executive Vice President Of Sales, APC Automotive Technologies

In today’s interview, Frederick brings us up to speed on the May 2017 merger of Centric and AP Emissions and shares the company’s ultimate goals as a unified business. He also shares details about some new products hitting the market.

AMN Executive Interview With Paul Johnson, President, IBI

Paul Johnson was named president of Qualitor Inc.’s International Brake Industries (IBI) division in July 2017. He currently serves on the board of the Automotive Sales Council and also is a member of the AWDA Manufacturers Advisory Council. In today’s interview, Johnson talks about the evolution of the modern vehicle and what that means for IBI’s business today.

Executive Interview With Randy Pindor, President And COO, B’laster Corp. 

In today’s Executive Interview, Pindor talks to aftermarketNews about the key strengths that set B’laster apart from the crowd, as well as the company’s plans for the future and its role in keeping a passion for vo-tech alive.

Executive Interview With Matt Barton, CEO And President, Dorman Products

Barton is a member of the board of directors of Dorman Products Inc. and has been its CEO and president since September 2015. In today’s AMN Executive Interview, Barton provides an update on Dorman’s 2017 acquisition of MAS Industries, and also talks about the singular focus that is the secret to Dorman’s success with its customers.