Akebono Corporation North America (ACNA) announced the following promotions in the Aftermarket Sales Division at their North American Operations: Steve Murakami has accepted the position of General Manager of Aftermarket Sales which includes OES and the Traditional Aftermarket teams. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Law from Konan University, Steve joined Akebono Brake – Japan in 1985. Since 2004, Steve has served as General Manager of the Aftermarket Sales Group with Akebono – Japan, and has over 21 years combined experience in OE and Aftermarket sales. Ken Selinger has accepted the position of Director of Marketing and Product Development reporting to Steve Murakami. In this newly created position, Ken will retain responsibility for managing new product development in the Aftermarket and will also take on the management of global product procurement. Ken received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University of Madison, NY. Ken most recently served as Senior Manager of Marketing and Product Development with the Aftermarket Sales division and has held this role with Akebono since 1999.