GenNext Announces ‘4 Under 40’ Aftermarket Award Winners 

GenNext Announces ‘4 Under 40’ Aftermarket Award Winners 

The awards recognize younger individuals for their personal growth, corporate achievements and industry contributions to the heavy-duty aftermarket prior to the age of 40.

GenNext has announced the four aftermarket professionals who were awarded the first-ever “4 Under 40” Award at the opening session at the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network’s (CVSN) Aftermarket Distribution Summit. The awards recognize younger individuals for their personal growth, corporate achievements and industry contributions to the heavy-duty aftermarket prior to the age of 40.

This year’s award winners were:

  • Steve Hansen, director of marketing at Minimizer / SCSI
  • Ian Johnston, vice president of operations and marketing, Harman Heavy Vehicle Specialists Ltd.
  • Nikki Paschall, marketing programs manager at HDA Truck Pride
  • Nick Tosie, national accounts manager, aftermarket, at BorgWarner Inc.

“Congratulations to all four of these winners. We had an excellent list of nominees to choose from, which made the decision process very difficult. But in the end, we feel this group represents a great cross-section of talent in our industry and each of them is extremely deserving of the award,” said GenNext President Nick Seidel of Action Truck Parts. “I can also say this industry’s workforce is the key to our success, and if this group – as well as the other nominees for the award – is any indication, the future of the aftermarket will be very bright.”

Nominations for the award were solicited throughout the aftermarket, looking for young men and women demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment within the aftermarket. The four young professionals were chosen from an impressive list of almost 50 nominees. Distributor, supplier, marketing group, media and association management employees are eligible for the award.

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