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Dayco Recruits Craig Frohock as its New Aftermarket/Belt CEO

Dayco, a leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer for the automotive, heavy-duty and industrial market segments, is delighted to announce that Craig Frohock accepted the opportunity to join Dayco Aftermarket and Belts as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 16, 2023. Reporting directly to the Board of Dayco, Craig is responsible for the business

Jesel Announces Big Leadership Changes

Jesel Inc. has announced that after 42 years, Dan Jesel will be transitioning from president and CEO to executive chairman effective immediately. Rich Runne, a 31-year company veteran will assume controlling interest and the CEO position in partnership with Wayne Jesel. “Jesel has been my life for the past 31 years,” says Rich Runne. “The

NGK Spark Plugs Announces Appointments to Leadership Team

NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. has announced the appointment of two individuals to their leadership team.  Megan McDonald, an NGK associate for over 23 years, has been promoted to General Manager of Corporate Planning. In this newly created role, McDonald will serve as a leadership team member and be responsible for the successful execution of

Race Winning Brand Strengthens its Leadership Team

As a leading manufacturer of performance components for the powersports and automotive markets, Race Winning Brands (RWB) continues to evolve its dedicated team of performance professionals with the addition of Scott Neely as Director of Powersports Sales and the transition of existing RWB veteran, Scott Highland, to Director of Marketing. Bringing over twenty years of

SuperSprings International Announces Adam Weisner as President

SuperSprings International has announced their new president, Adam Weisner.

Trans Am Series Announces New Leadership in Driver Orientation Program

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli has announced new leadership for its Driver Orientation Program.  Following the upcoming retirement of Terry Earwood, who has managed the program since its inception, Ernie Becker will be at the helm of the curriculum, which aims to assist SVRA crossover drivers and series newcomers both on and off

Ford Performance Under New Leadership in 2018

Dave Pericak is leaving the director’s role at Ford Performance on Dec. 1. Pericak was instrumental in integrating Ford Racing, Ford Team RS and the Special Vehicle Team (SVT) under the Ford Performance banner nearly three years ago.

COMP Performance Group Appoints Douglas and Feeney to Executive Leadership Roles

Effective May 1, 2017, COMP Performance Group announced Chris Douglas will assume the role of COO, and Kevin Feeney will assume the newly created position of chief product officer.

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Announces Leadership Changes

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has announced that Bryon Osterland has been appointed to the position of vice president, Global Chassis, and Craig Frohock has been appointed to the position of vice president, Global Sealing, Engine and Underhood Service.

Timken Names Automotive Aftermarket Team Leadership Team

The Timken Company, a bearings and mechanical power transmission products company, announced it has re-aligned its automotive aftermarket leadership team to enable a greater focus on a growth strategy designed to be highly responsive to market needs and trends.

GM Announces Senior Leadership Changes

General Motors Co. has announced a series of leadership changes to continue its evolution into a stronger, more customer-centric organization.

Leadership Tools for Resolving Employee Conflict and Improving Morale

Is your shop a hotbed of employee conflict? Even if we look only at generational differences, it’s not hard to see why employees can butt heads and morale can suffer. Millennials are replacing Gen Xers, who displaced the Baby Boomers before them. Each group grew up in a vastly different world, and each has their