ITW Car Care announced recently that Vince Cipresso has joined the organization as VP and general manager of the Car Care Division. Based in the company’s Houston office, Cipresso will be responsible for leading more than 300 employees in the division and growing the automotive aftermarket brands Rain-X, Gumout, BlackMagic, Wynn’s, Full Throttle and Química TF.
“Vince is a proven automotive aftermarket leader and strategist, and we’re proud to welcome him to the ITW family,” said Mark Severin, group president ITW Automotive Aftermarket. “Vince models ITW’s entrepreneurial culture and he will continue to leverage our industry leading Brands and Innovations to drive growth for Car Care and its partners. Vince’s addition to the strong Car Care team will help ensure that we continue providing tremendous value to our business partners and consumers – earning the right to be the preferred brands and partner of retailers and service providers throughout North America.”
Cipresso has 25 years of leadership experience in consumer product companies with a large portion of that time in the automotive and powersports aftermarket. Most recently, he served as the VP of aftermarket for Dover Precision Components. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Performance Motorsports International where he served as president.
“ITW Car Care’s contribution to the car care category has been revolutionary, and I’m honored to join a team responsible for pioneering world-class products in the automotive aftermarket,” Cipresso said. “With the help of an amazing team, I’ve hit the ground running here at ITW Car Care and look forward to continuing to deliver the best value and products to our consumers and customers.”