CAWA Annual Membership Dinner Takes Place Nov. 3 In Las Vegas

CAWA Annual Membership Dinner Takes Place Nov. 3 In Las Vegas

The keynote speaker will be Dan Ninivaggi, CEO of IEP Automotive Group LLC and managing director, Icahn Enterprises LP Automotive Segment.

CAWA’s Annual Membership Dinner will take place Nov. 3 at Caesars Palace in Milano Ballroom I & II, in Las Vegas.

Attendees will enjoy a fun-filled evening with auto care industry colleagues as CAWA installs new officers, celebrate successes, listens to keynote speaker Dan Ninivaggi of IEP Automotive Group and will support the CAWA Memorial Scholarship Fund with a live auction. All proceeds from the event go toward the association’s scholarship fund.


Dan Ninivaggi


From February 2014 until March 2017, Ninivaggi served as co-CEO and co-chairman of the board of directors of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., and CEO, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, based in Southfield, Michigan. Federal-Mogul is an $8 billion global supplier of a wide-range of OE and aftermarket products, including powertrain components, brake and chassis products and maintenance items. Federal-Mogul merged with Tenneco Inc. in October 2018, creating one of the largest aftermarket suppliers in the world.

Ninivaggi previously served as president and CEO of Icahn Enterprises LP and its general partner, Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., from April 2010 until February 2014. Icahn Enterprises is a diversified holding company and the principal investment vehicle of Carl Icahn. In his career, Ninivaggi also served as interim president and CEO of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. and in a variety of executive positions at Lear Corp., an $18 billion global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems and components. He has served on the board of directors of numerous companies, including Hertz Global Holdings, Navistar International, Motorola Mobility, CVR Energy, XO Communications, CIT Group and American Railcar Industries.

To register to attend CAWA’s Annual Membership Dinner, click here.




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