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News   February 12, 2018   by Adam Malik

Former Autopart president dies


Roger Patkin, the former president of Autopart International, passed away on January 30, 2018.

Patkin took over as president of Autopart, a subsidiary of Advance Auto Parts, in 1990 and he continued on in that position until 2011. He had a great passion for the automotive industry. He was a lecturer at Tufts University and continued on being a member of the advisory board until his passing, according to a statement from Advance.