California Automotive Wholesalers’ Association (CAWA) announced that Ken Dowler of LIQUI MOLY USA has been appointed to its Manufacturers’ Advisory Council.
“We are pleased to have Ken re-join our leadership team and contribute to our discussions of current and future industry issues,” said Michael Rukov, chair of the Board of Directors. “We look forward, once again, to his participation which will assist the Association in achieving its goals as an effective automotive aftermarket industry organization.”
Dowler is the key account manager at LIQUI MOLY USA focusing on growing its aftermarket business in bulk oil distributors and key warehouse distributors nationally.
Dowler graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara and has been in the automotive industry for 15 years, starting with Shell Oil selling branded lubricants such has Pennzoil, Quaker State and Rotella into the Southern California market, says CAWA. He spent several years at a multi-branded bulk distributor in Southern California as a territory sales manager and five years at Idemitsu Lubricants America as the deputy division manager of its aftermarket division. His focus there had been on key national and regional distributor partners throughout North America and is where he first got involved with CAWA.