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Overseas Automotive Council Selects Three New Board Members

Three new members have been elected to the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) Board of Directors for three-year terms of office. OAC is the international aftermarket division of MEMA. The council promotes the sale in foreign markets of automotive products manufactured in North America.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — Three new members have been elected to the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) Board of Directors for three-year terms of office. OAC is the international aftermarket division of MEMA. The council promotes the sale in foreign markets of automotive products manufactured in North America.

The new directors are:

— John Brunke, director of sales, Dana Global Sales

— Joe De Santino, director, JDS Global

— Ed Szubielski, vice president, Latin America and international aftermarket, Federal-Mogul Corp.

Current directors re-elected for three-year terms are:

— Carlos Baez, director, C.B. Automotive Group Corp.

— Enrique Escobar, executive vice president, Lindeco International Corp.

— Jorge Hernandez, general sales manager, Gates InterAmerica

— Alan Hill, director, international marketing and business development, Snap-On Inc., Kenosha, Wis.

— Steve Kann, publisher, Keller International Publishing

— Tim Manion, partner, Group Atlantic

— Kim Sheffey, consultant, Collegeville, Pa.

OAC officers are:

— President – Steven E. Dreyfus, Browne Dreyfus International Ltd., New York, N.Y.

— First vice president – Robert “Bob” Smith, CARDONE Industries, Philadelphia, Pa.

— Second vice president – Rafaat N. Kureshi, ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Aftermarket, Brentwood, Tenn.

— Treasurer – Richard Mezadurian, Liberty World Trade, Farmingdale, N.Y.

— Past president – Joe R. Sera, Gates InterAmerica, Miami, Fla.

Serving on the OAC Advisory Council are:

Jerry Schneiderman, JMC World Trade Corp., Boca Raton, Fla., and F. Carl Smith, Intraco Corp., Troy, Mich.

Continuing on the board are:

— Miguel A. Giacoman, Impressa Repuestos, San Salvador, El Salvador

— Jerry Lindenstraus, Lindeco International Corp., New York, N.Y.

— Mark Marutiak, Honeywell Bendix, Troy, Mich.

— W. R. Nineham, Dana Global Sales, Miami, Fla.

— Federico Quintero, Quinteros S.A., Bogota, Colombia

— Ronald Rivera, Federal-Mogul Corp., San Jose, Costa Rica

— Gianpaolo Sinicropi, Browne Dreyfus International Ltd., New York, N.Y.

— Gene Williams, Auto Strategies International Inc., Garfield Heights, Ohio

For more information about OAC, go to: www.oac-intl.org.

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