HUBB has announced the appointment of Mark Doran to a newly created position as vice president of fleet and performance products. In this role, Doran will be responsible for sales of HUBB oil filters to performance, fleet and auto repair shops, as well as parts distribution markets.
HUBB is a new performance oil filter available for any light truck or passenger vehicle that uses a spin-on filter. HUBB filter’s patented design was created to provide engine protection, cost savings and environmental benefits, and is backed with a 100,000-mile performance guarantee.
Doran, a seasoned automotive aftermarket executive, is a former vice president of operations for the western division of Pep Boys. Doran spent three years as vice president of operations for the Michelin North America TCI division, where he turned around two under-performing regions in the company’s commercial division. In addition, he has four years of experience as vice president of operations for Winston Tire. Before joining HUBB, Doran successfully operated his own consulting practice providing counsel on strategic and operational matters to startups, large regional wholesalers and business-to-business and business-to-consumer service firms.
“Mark is a versatile, focused and entrepreneurial-minded executive with a track record for helping improve the financial, competitive and operational performance of companies,” said Scott Killips, CEO of HUBB. “We welcome his skills and expertise to our team, as we introduce our breakthrough product to the fleet, performance and traditional auto parts markets.”