Jon Owens has joined the Epicor Software automotive business as senior account executive. With 32 years of experience in the automotive parts and service industry, he will be responsible for collaborative industry data analytics solutions for manufacturers and their channel partners, the company announced.
Owens was recently the vice president of market development AutoMD, a consumer-focused automotive service website. He has also served as the vice president of sales and market development for the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. His previous experience includes time with The Timken Company, Babcox Media and Auto 7.
“Jon shares our passion for the success of automotive parts suppliers, distributors and vehicle service providers,” said Scott Thompson, vice president of automotive, analytics and content at Epicor. “He also has a deep appreciation of the significant value of Epicor’s extensive portfolio of analytics solutions for the industry. He will play an important role in helping these businesses increase market share while reducing costs through deep insight into product demand.”
Owens has also been active in several industry organizations, including the Auto Care Association, the Automotive Communications Council, the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association and the Young Executives Society. He is currently a board member of the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation and Auto Care Association Event Committee.
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