GSP North America announces the appointment of Michael Ceritano to Chief Operating Officer for North America. Most recently Ceritano was VP of sales for GSP North America. Ceritano has had an extensive career in the North America aftermarket. While at GSP, he has held the positions of VP of sales and VP of retail. Prior to coming to GSP, he held several leadership roles within Dana Aftermarket, Dana Commercial Vehicle OEM as well as Mopar.
Ceritano holds a BA in finance from The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown an MBA from Drexel University and leadership certificates from ECornell.
In his new role, Ceritano will be responsible for all operational and commercial activities for GSP in North America.
“We are excited at appointing Ceritano to his new role. Ceritano has a wealth of experience and industry knowledge. During his time with GSP he has exhibited the leadership skills needed to drive GSPNA to the next level,” says Richard Zhou CEO of GSP North America.
“I am very excited to be promoted to a leadership role with an agile and focused organization like GSP. In the past two years, I have witnessed innovation, perseverance and a customer focus needed to succeed in the North America Aftermarket,” explained Ceritano. “I have been working in the automotive industry for 30 years. Through the years, I have engaged with every segment of the U.S. Aftermarket: light vehicle, commercial vehicle and off-highway customers. I believe GSP North America has the optimal combination of a robust products, efficient distribution, competitive pricing, and industry leading innovation to grow our customers’ business. Throughout my career, I have always been driven to fulfill the customer’s needs while growing our mutual business.”