Tony D’Acquisto has been named sales manager for the automotive aftermarket channel for the Valspar Corporation. The announcement was made by Lance S. Bunch, category manager of automotive aftermarkets and industrial distribution MRO for Valspar.
“Tony will work very closely with our customers, helping them develop innovative and proactive programs designed to grow their business through increased sales of PlastiKote products,” said Bunch. “He has established very strong relationships and his knowledge and experience will be a huge asset in helping the new PlastiKote gain market share in the automotive aftermarket.”
At Valspar, D’Acquisto will have national account responsibility, serving key retail and commercial accounts in the North American automotive aftermarket. He will focus on working with customers to provide solutions and optimize sales as related to the automotive paint category, further establishing the PlastiKote brand of products in the marketplace.
For the past seven years, D’Acquisto has worked for Littelfuse, Inc., a manufacturer of automotive and electrical fuses and automotive circuit protection. D’Acquisto served as the North American aftermarket national sales manager for the past three years where his responsibilities included key retail and commercial accounts as well as managing the regional sales staff.