Auto Service World
News   June 19, 2012   by CARS Magazine

Continental has new aftermarket sales director

James McGonagle joins team to manage national aftermarket sales for the VDO and ATE brand programs.

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, manufacturer and supplier of OE-engineered automotive replacement parts, has announced the addition of James McGonagle as its Aftermarket Sales Director.

He’ll be responsible for national aftermarket sales of the company’s VDO and ATE programs to all distribution channels.

The announcement was made by David Mestdagh, director North American aftermarket operations, who noted, “Mr. McGonagle has a very impressive list of accomplishments and brings nearly 25 years of sales and product management experience, as well as technical expertise to Continental. We look forward to his contribution and are delighted to have him on our team.”

Before joining Continental, James spent 10 years as business development manager for ZF Services North America. He holds B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from Widener University. He will be based out of the Allentown headquarters and lives in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley.