East Penn Expands Roles of Top Executives - aftermarketNews

East Penn Expands Roles of Top Executives

DeLight Breidegam, chairman, and Dan Langdon, president, recently announced the expanded roles of Robert Flicker to executive vice president and chief operating officer: manufacturing, engineering and distribution and Christopher E. Pruitt to executive vice president of sales, finance and administration.

LYON STATION, PA — DeLight Breidegam, chairman, and Dan Langdon, president, recently announced the expanded roles of Robert Flicker to executive vice president and chief operating officer: manufacturing, engineering and distribution and Christopher E. Pruitt to executive vice president of sales, finance and administration.

Flicker joined East Penn as an engineering technician in 1972. He has served as product engineer, director of engineering, chief engineer, and vice president of engineering. In 1994, he assumed his former position, executive vice president of engineering and manufacturing.

Flicker will further expand his involvement in overseeing the company’s daily operations, including logistics, while remaining focused on engineering, product development and manufacturing.

Flicker is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Battery Council International (BCI), the International Lead Zinc Research Organization (ILZRO), the Electrochemical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Currently, he is chairman of the BCI Technical Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Berks County Red Cross and the Berks County Senior Citizen Council.

Flicker earned a B.S. in physics from Moravian College in 1971 and a M.S. in physics from Lehigh University in 1974.

Pruitt joined East Penn in 1994 assuming the position of controller, and served most recently as senior vice president of finance/CFO.

In his new position, Pruitt will continue to directly oversee the company’s financial operations. He will also expand his involvement in sales, sales operations as well as administrative functions including IT, customer service and order entry.

Pruitt is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a current board member of the Reading Area Community College Foundation and the Shippensburg University School of Business Advisory Board. He is the past secretary/treasurer of the United Way of Berks County. He is also the past president of The Children’s Home of Reading; and past board member of YMCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Children Advisory Center.

Pruitt earned a B.S.B.A. degree in accounting from Shippensburg University.

_______________________________________

Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.

You May Also Like

AP Emissions Releases January New Part Number Update

Coverage available for Dodge, Chrysler, Ford, Land Rover, Toyota, Lexus, Mazda and Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

AP Emissions Technologies (AP), a Marmon Holdings Berkshire Hathaway company, has announced the release of 11 new 46-state Federal EPA part numbers.

The release includes direct-fit EPA converters covering more than 6.6 million vehicles in operation (five of these 11 direct-fit converters are exhaust manifold with integrated catalytic converters). January’s release supports the company’s commitment to add new part numbers on a continuous basis.

NRS Brakes Offers Galvanized Brake Pads for F-150 Lightning

The brake kits cover both front and rear applications for almost 1.6 million vehicles.

Raybestos Adds New Friction, Rotor, Hydraulics Coverage

The new part numbers cover more than 19 million vehicles in operation (VIO).  

Opus IVS Announces Release of Giotto Software

Giotto release delivers customer requested content and features.

Adient 2022 Sustainability Report Highlights Improvements

The report details the company’s progress on ESG goals and highlights sustainable product innovations.

Other Posts

Rotary’s New XA12 Alignment Scissor Lift

Shops can offer alignment services with bay space to spare, and techs can perform alignments on a wider range of vehicles.

GRI Receives US DOT Certification For Safety

GRI tires will now incorporate the DOT code emboss on its side walls.

Mevotech Adds 2,300+ New Original Grade Part Numbers

Highlights from the new Original Grade release include control arms and ball joints.

TCCI Manufacturing Unveils High-Voltage Electric Compressor

The 850V compressor, unveiled at MACS 2023, is available in 34cc/46cc/60cc/120cc.