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News   February 23, 2006   by Auto Service World

Automotive Supplier Panel Will Tackle Challenges

A panel of automotive supplier representatives will examine the challenges and opportunities at the 11th annual Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) at the Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Mich., in May.
Participants can save $200 U.S. by registering before Wednesday, March 1. More information and registration forms are available at
“The supplier industry faces unique challenges in today’s market,” said Bob McKenna, MEMA president and CEO and panel moderator. “For this industry, innovation plays a large role in determining the success of the business against the competing interests of efficiency, cost reduction and market expansion. These industry leaders will discuss how their companies are progressing toward these goals.”
“Adapting to the Changing Automotive Aftermarket: The Supplier’s Perspective” discussion is set for 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 17. Panelists are:
* Gordon Ulsh, president and CEO, Exide Technologies
* Mike Howarth, senior vice president, KYB America LLC
* Frank Ordonez, president, Delphi Product & Service Solutions/Vice President, Delphi Corporation
* Al Stecklein, group president, Global Aftermarket Division Gates
All of the net proceeds from GAAS go toward funding industry scholarships. Details about the GAAS scholarship program are available at

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