DMA Sales has announced that Gary Hertzog has joined the company as vice president, automotive aftermarket sales. Hertzog will be responsible for developing and leading DMA’s strategic sales strategy across all automotive aftermarket sales channels. Hertzog is a proven dynamic and results-driven business leader with a very successful track record of working with the large automotive retailers in our industry.
Hertzog has a BS degree in Business Management from West Chester University in Pennsylvania. His career spans 30 years, across various roles in sales and marketing – all with a focus in the automotive OES and aftermarket industry. Most recently, Hertzog was the director of Retail Sales for Mann+Hummel Filters, where he oversaw the sales teams for both branded and private-label sales in the big box retail and e-commerce segments of the aftermarket. From 2006-2015, he worked for First Brands, where he held a variety of roles in sales and marketing, with his most recent being the position of executive director of sales overseeing the sales teams responsible for the automotive aftermarket retailers, traditional WDs and specialty markets.
In addition, Ray Glunz has joined DMA Sales as vice president of supply chain. In his new role, Glunz will be responsible for directing and planning all aspects of DMA’s Supply Chain operations, initiatives and strategic objectives. Glunz is a results-driven supply chain professional with a highly successful track record of ensuring smooth operational flow across global supply chains.
His career spans 30 years across various roles in supply chain, materials management and operations. Most recently, Glunz held the position of director of operations for Terlato Wines International, the leading marketer of luxury wines in the United States, where he oversaw the demand planning, supply chain and materials management team’s strategic direction and daily operations. From 2004-2007, Glunz worked for Cole-Parmer as director of materials management, where he was responsible for demand planning, inventory control and purchasing of over 90,000 SKUs across 1,200 suppliers.
“Supply chain continues to be a very challenging environment. Ray’s expertise will be beneficial to DMA as we continue to navigate our way through this obstacle,” said John Treece, president and CEO.