Dorman Products, Inc. has announced that the Board of Directors of the Company has appointed Mathias J. Barton, 54, as a member of the Board of Directors, which increased the size of the Board of Directors from five to six directors. Barton will serve as a director of the Company until the expiration of his term on the date of the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders in 2014 and until his successor is selected and qualified, except in the event of his earlier death, resignation or removal. Barton is expected to stand for re-election as director at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2014.
Barton currently serves as the Company’s president, a position he has held since February, 2011. Barton joined the Company in November 1999 as chief financial officer. Prior to joining the company, Barton served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Central Sprinkler Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of automatic fire sprinklers, valves, and component parts. From May 1989 to September 1998, he was employed by Rapidforms, Inc., most recently as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Barton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Temple University.