Motorcar Parts of America Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Griffin III to the position of vice president of new products, dedicated to the braking-related product line expansion.
Griffin, 41, has held various positions during his 15-year tenure in the automotive sector, including serving as vice president product management/purchasing, director of product management and redistributed product manager for several California-based companies.
“This appointment complements the company’s strategic focus on product line expansion and industry-leading customer service. We welcome Brian to the team and look forward to his contributions at an exciting period in the company’s history,” said Selwyn Joffe, chairman, president and CEO.
An industry veteran with extensive product development, purchasing and catalog experience, Griffin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Cal State Fullerton University. His professional recognition includes serving as president of the National Catalog Managers Association, subsequently renamed the Automotive Content Professionals Network; and a recipient of the 2011 AIA Young Executive of the Year award.