ANDERSON, IN — Richard Keister, president of Delco Remy International’s (DRI) Aftermarket Group, has announced he will resign on May 31 to join Keystone Automotive Industries, a supplier to the collision repair industry, as CEO.
Keister will replace Charles Hogarty, who plans to retire on August 31. Hogarty will remain with the company as a consultant for a two-year period.
Keister joined DRI in 1997 when World Wide Automotive was acquired. He served as president of the electrical division until October 2001, when he was promoted to president of Delco Remy’s aftermarket division. In these roles, Keister has been responsible for expanding Delco Remy International’s global-footprint including aftermarket operations in Hungary and Mexico. Additionally, he led the reorganization of the aftermarket division into separate businesses each led by an accomplished general manager.
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