Dana Brake & Chassis’ director of sales, Gary J. O’Connor, has announced the appointment of Robert Pitt to the newly created position of account manager-Uni-Select. In this position, Pitt will be responsible for coordinating all national marketing and sales activity through the Uni-Select distribution network. Pitt joins Dana Brake & Chassis with more than 20 years of industrial and automotive aftermarket experience.
PartSource has announced two recent appointments. Eric Axiak has been appointed national sales manager, PartSource Wholesale. Axiak was most recently national marketing and sales manager for Goodyear’s Replacement Products business. He spent 13 years with that company. At PartSource he oversees area sales managers dedicated to the wholesale business. Also, Paul Barron has been appointed marketing manager, wholesale. Barron is responsible for research and development of a comprehensive marketing program targeting wholesale customers. He has more than 27 years of automotive aftermarket experience. Most recently, he worked as part of a team that developed the auto strategy for Canadian Tire Corporation. Both Axiak and Barron report to Geoff Brock, vice-president wholesale.