AP Exhaust Technologies, LLC has announced Jayme Farina as its new vice president Sales of Traditional Markets.
Farina joins AP Exhaust with over 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket industry. Most recently, he was vice president of Sales with Gates Corporation, a world leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a manufacturer of fluid power products. Prior to Gates, he was with CARDONE Industries where he spent a majority of his career quickly rising through the sales organization to channel vice president of Traditional Markets.
Farina will be focused on AP Exhaust’s traditional markets, reporting directly to Dan Billie, AP Exhaust’s Executive vice president of Sales and Marketing. “We’re excited to welcome Jayme to the AP team,” Billie said. “With his experience and reputation in the marketplace, I’m confident he is a perfect fit to help lead our sales efforts. I have known Jayme for many years and he epitomizes the culture and vision AP has established.”
“I am very excited about my new role at AP Exhaust” said Farina. “This is a great company with a strong reputation in the marketplace. They are a customer-focused company with tremendous growth opportunities and I look forward to contributing to our vision.”
“Jayme’s experience in the aftermarket and strong sales leadership background will accelerate AP’s vision to be the leading aftermarket exhaust and emissions supplier in North America,” said Chris Ostrander, CEO of AP Exhaust Technologies. “As we continue to transform our company, he will be an outstanding asset to drive our key strategic initiatives and growth strategy in this critical senior management position.”