Vivien Palacios will be responsible for new product development, existing product expansion, product life cycle review and vendor relations.
In his new role, Ethier will report to Tim King, senior vice president of global sales, and will serve on the Stant leadership team.
McCoy began his lubricants career in Kansas City 35 years ago as a sales representative for Pennzoil Motor Oil.
Norihito “Jack” Tanahashi now oversees DENSO Products and Services Americas sales of DENSO OE products to all the major automakers.
The board announced the resignation of Brett McBrayer as ASC/Airtex CEO and the corresponding appointment of longtime industry veteran Dave Peace to the same position.
Hosch has been in the diagnostic tool aftermarket for 37 years, first with Sun Electric, then Snap-on, Vetronix, Bosch and now Redline.
Vinson will be leading all new product development. He will be overseeing the AWE Tuning research and development teams, encompassing the mechanical engineering, industrial design and prototyping functions.
In his new role, Mizusawa will be responsible for day-to-day operations of Wells Vehicle Electronics, including product development, manufacturing operations and distribution.
Bremm succeeded Dr. Markus Kamieth, who was appointed to the board of executive directors of BASF SE.
As heavy duty national sales manager, Barry is responsible for sales and marketing for regional and national accounts, product support and training.
The Collision Industry Foundation elected Michael Quinn (left) and Jeff Wildman (right) to the board of trustees to carry on the foundation’s initiatives throughout the coming years.
Besancon will report to Jeff Barna, Yokohama’s chief operating officer, and will be responsible for OTR sales.