The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) elected its new officers and board of directors for 2011-2012.
AAIA’s elected officers of the Executive Committee are: •Chair, Robert Egan, Federal-Mogul Corporation •Vice Chair, Richard Jago, Old World Industries •Vice President, Rusty Bishop, Federated Auto Parts •Vice President, Ira Davis, Multi Parts Supply •Vice President, Lisa Kranc, AutoZone, Inc. •Vice President, F. Scott Pletz, Marketing and Promotion, Inc. •Secretary, David W. Scheer, Inland Truck Parts Co. •Treasurer, Michael Klein, IDQ Holding, Inc. •Past Chairman, Jerry O’Pry, Blue Magic, Inc.
Six new individuals were elected to the AAIA Board of Directors, including: •Mike Carlet, Driven Brands, Inc./ Meineke Car Care Center •Mike Fitzgerald, Standard Motor Products •Tom Perry, U.S. Chemical & Plastics •Vic Tarasik, Vic’s Precision Automotive •Scott Webb, Pep Boys
Continuing board members are: •Rusty Bishop, Federated Auto Parts Distributors, Inc. •Ira Davis, Multi Parts Supply •Curtis Draper, UCI International •Robert Egan, Federal-Mogul Corporation •Martin T. Gold, S-G Imported Car Parts, Inc. •Manny Grijalva, MJG Consulting •Richard Jago, Old World Industries •Michael Kamal, WAI (Wetherill Associates Inc.) •Michael Klein, IDQ Holding, Inc. •Lisa Kranc, AutoZone, Inc. •Pamela A. Krebs, Robert Bosch, LLC •Michael Lambert, Automotive Distribution Network •Patricia Law, ANSA Automotive Distributors, Inc. •William Maggs, National Pronto Association •Richard Mezadurian, Falcon Steering Systems, Inc. •Gary Perman, RPS Marketing, LLC •Rodney K. Pierini, California/Nevada/Arizona
Automotive Wholesalers Association •F. Scott Pletz, Marketing & Promotion, Inc. •Jerry O’Pry, Blue Magic, Inc. •David Scheer, Inland Truck Parts Co. •John Seal, Advance Auto Parts •David Segal, Automotive Supply Associates, Inc. •Tim Trudnowski, Automotive Jobbers Supply •John Washbish, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc. •Cal Wilkins, TASCO
AAIA is a Bethesda, Md.-based association whose more than 23,000 member and affiliates manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, service, tool, equipment, materials and supplies. Through its membership, AAIA represents more than 100,000 repair shops, parts stores and distribution outlets.