“We are looking forward to the new staff bringing their skills and experience to the company, enhancing the team and our product offering,” said Rob Koller, brand manager for the manufacturer. “With these additional members, our company will be able to propel our four key brands to the next level with new technologies, new products and the same industry-leading quality.”
Whitworth joins the team with more than three years of automotive aftermarket experience and will manage research and development as well as new product launches for the ACCEL brand. Before coming to Prestolite Performance, the Eastlake, Ohio, resident served as road race sales manager at Hawk Performance. He also has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Kent State University.
As a new product manager, Weilnau will oversee the management, development and growth of the Lakewood product lines in addition to QuickTime and Hays products.
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