NEW YORK and TUNBRIDGE WELLS, UK — Data Network Inc., a provider of software and real-time data services to the automotive industry, has appointed Paul Van Den Berg as president of its subsidiary, CarParts Technologies. CarParts Technologies provides open, eCommerce and business automation software solutions for the North American automotive aftermarket.
Van Den Berg will replace Dave McCann, who served as CarParts’ president and CEO since 2002. McCann is leaving the company to pursue his career in a field outside the aftermarket.
Van Den Berg previously served as CarParts’ vice president of product management and services. Prior to joining CarParts in 2002, Van Den Berg served as vice president of marketing and business development with Telelogic North America Inc., a Southern California software company that provides collaborative design automation solutions for multiple automotive industry notables such as GM, Daimler-Benz, BMW, Siemens Automotive, VW, Delphi and Johnson Controls. In this role, he successfully integrated marketing and product management for three software businesses. Van Den Berg also held management positions with the Continuus Software, MapInfo and Unisys Corporations.