WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca officials have announced Timothy P. McGrane as CEO of the County of Monterey-owned facility, effective June 1. McGrane is a lifelong automotive enthusiast with an extensive background in event management, fundraising, and sponsorship acquisition.
Airtex/ASC, a manufacturer of fuel and water pumps for the OE and aftermarket, has named industry veteran Bruce Tartaglione as its senior strategist of new business development.
In his newest role as Motovicity’s Purchasing Manager, Jason Wieczorek is responsible for managing the company’s current inventory of 180+ brands, the addition of new brands, as well as cultivating key relationships with manufacturers.
HUBB Filters has announced the hiring of Jeff Allen as its new vice president of channel development. Allen will report to HUBB CEO Scott Killips and will be responsible for developing strategies for the commercial and municipal fleet channels on a national basis, along with building out the company’s wholesale distribution strategy.
Motovicity Distribution has announced that it has appointed Brian Lounsberry as president and CEO effective December 7, 2016. An 11-year veteran of the company, Brian Lounsberry has played an integral role in the company’s long history of successive growth.
Beckwood Press Company, a manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems, has announced the promotion of Adam Strein to engineering manager.
The Auto Care Association Board of Directors has appointed Bill Hanvey president and CEO to succeed Kathleen Schmatz, who is retiring at the end of the year after leading the association for 14 years. Hanvey will assume responsibilities on Dec. 1, 2015.
Lokar has announced that Jeffrey Walls has been named Manufacturing Systems Engineer to drive improvements within the business processes to provide better quality, delivery and service to customers.
PRW Industries Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance engine components for hotrods and race cars, has hired Bryce Kirk as its new director of operations. Bryce has many years of experience on and off the track circuit, working on both domestic and import performance vehicles.
Dura-Bond has announced the addition of Andre Moser as general sales manager. Andre will be instrumental in growing the rapidly expanding transmission segment of the business along with other core product lines.
Design Engineering Inc. (DEI) has announced that Bill Herrmann has joined as vice president of operations. He joined the company in late June and will report directly to Design Engineering Inc. CEO David Markley.
Dan comes to Hastings with more than 20 years of multiple sales and marketing industry experience including 13 years previously at Hastings, where he managed and grew the Company in numerous areas.