Former Continental Tire Exec Joins IMI as VP of Sales - aftermarketNews

Former Continental Tire Exec Joins IMI as VP of Sales

As vice president of sales, Deborah Whiton leads IMI's national sales force and participates in the company's product innovation process.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – International Marketing Inc. (IMI) announced this week that Deborah Whiton has joined the company as vice president, sales.

Whiton, previously of Continental Tire, joined the IMI team in the fourth quarter of 2008. As vice president of ales, she leads IMI’s national sales force and participates in the company’s product innovation process.

“We feel the experience and energy Deborah brings is an excellent fit,” said Bob Fogal, president and CEO, IMI. “Most of our products are related to heavy duty truck tires and helping customers build their business. Deborah knows this market well and we are excited to have her on our team.”

Whiton holds a bachelor of science in accounting finance, business management from Franklin Pierce College.

You May Also Like

Lucas Oil Promotes, Adds Key Staff to Leadership Team

Jason Bonikowske has been named general counsel, and Nicole York and Megan Burakiewicz have been promoted to VP roles.

Lucas Oil Products has announced three new additions to its leadership team, hiring Jason Bonikowske as general counsel and promoting Nicole York to vice president of finance and Megan Burakiewicz to vice president of human resources.

Prior to joining Lucas Oil, Bonikowske spent 16 years at CSM Sport and Entertainment (formerly JMI), where he oversaw the legal operations, developed internal governance policies, advised executives on risk mitigation, and routinely negotiated high-quality sport and entertainment agreements. 

Clarios Names New Group VP and GM, Original Equipment

Federico Morales-Zimmermann joins Clarios from BorgWarner, where he served in two VP roles.

Edelbrock’s Smitty Smith Passes Away

According to a blog post from Edelbrock, Smitty worked for the company for 30 years and had been using its products for 50.

Navistar Names Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Tobias Glitterstam will be the steward for strategy implementation and he will accelerate sustainability efforts.

FullSpeed Automotive Names VP of Ops for Grease Monkey Brand

Brian Michel steps into this leadership role having worked for FullSpeed for 10 years.

Other Posts

NuVinAir Promotes Marty Schoenthaler to President

Schoenthaler joined NuVinAir from Tate Boys Tire & Service in 2021.

Velocity Modern Classics Names Chief Revenue Officer

Tom Maxwell joins the company with over seven years of experience in the custom vehicle space.

MEMA Names New DEI Head, Renews DEI Focus

April Buford will help provide a roadmap to assist members in engaging in their own DEI journey.

MEMA Names Executive Director of Strategy and Research

Mike Jackson’s expanded role will support all segments of MEMA, including the OE, aftermarket, remanufacturing, commercial vehicle and government affairs.