Research commissioned by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) with ACA Research to evaluate the state of the market has revealed a total of 300 automotive manufacturing companies currently operating in Australia, up from 260 in 2015.
AAAS, along with several other state and national associations, collaborates with the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) Scholarship Committee.
“We are delighted to have an individual with Kelly Connolly’s experience and knowledge join the AAAS board of directors. Kelly is a welcomed addition, and our association is stronger with her as part of our leadership team,” said AAAS Chairman Keith West.
Keith West of Auto Supply Co., in Bowdon, Georgia, was elected to lead the group as chairman of the board. Sid Dooley of Associate Jobbers Warehouse, in Boaz, Alabama, is the board’s new first vice chairman.
Twenty-four scholarships have been awarded for the 2017-’18 school year.