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News   May 18, 2004   by Auto Service World

Former Dana Executive to Head Up Visteon Aftermarket

Visteon has named Jim Ryan as its new director of North America Aftermarket Sales.
Ryan recently served as vice president of sales, specialty product groups of Dana. During his 22-year tenure with Dana, Ryan held various sales positions including vice president of sales, NAPA Underhood Group and national sales manager.
In his role with Visteon, Ryan will be responsible for the growth and development of Visteon’s North American Aftermarket Underhood Parts business, which offers products ranging from air conditioning and heat transfer to starters and alternators.
Ryan will report to Greg Gyllstrom, Visteon vice president and general manager of North American and Asian Aftermarket Operations and will be based in Livonia, Mich.
“Jim’s sales experience and extensive knowledge of the aftermarket industry make him a valuable resource to the team,” Gyllstrom said. “We are solidifying our brand and introducing new products to the automotive aftermarket. Jim’s experience in new product launches and program development will be key in our future development.”

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