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Movers & Shakers: Mark Mojica to Lead Global Sales at N-Fab; Christine LeMay Joins The Marx Group

Mark Mojica was appointed to the role of director of sales, aftermarket for N-Fab. Mojica will lead global aftermarket sales and account marketing activities for the company. He enjoyed a successful 21-year career with Rancho Suspension, where he held several leadership positions in customer service, marketing, product management and sales.

  Christine LeMay
  Christine LeMay

Sales and marketing veteran Christine LeMay has joined The Marx Group and Marx Group Advisors as the firm's new customer relations manager. She will focus on customer service, new-business development and sales management. During her career LeMay has held sales and marketing positions with Sybervision, Siemens, Silicon Valley Job Seeker Center, Kaiser Permanente and Solarcraft.

Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (TNA) promoted Allan Huggins to CFO and senior director of finance and accounting. Huggins, who joined TNA in 2005 as senior procurement manager, served as director of finance and purchasing prior to his promotion. A certified public accountant, Huggins holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Kentucky, a degree in accounting from University of Akron and an MBA from Bellarmine College.

For the past three years, Mail Terminal Services (MTS) has sent more than 300,000 postcards with encouraging notes from MTS employees and families, schools, service organizations and NHRA fans to men and women serving in Afghanistan and Iraq through its "Mail From Home" program. MTS is expanding the program and encourages companies in the specialty-equipment industry to get involved. It's simple: MTS supplies the postcards; members of your organization write notes of thanks and encouragement to service men and women; and MTS collects all of the postcards, adds several drag-racing publications and ships the bundle to the troops to share with others in their base camp. MTS will send you all of the postcards you need; all you need to do is follow the content guidelines. For more information and to get involved, contact Karen Comstock at 626/233-2637.

Enertia Motorcycle
The Enertia Powercycle motorcycle.

Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America’s Roadrider tire was selected as original equipment for the Enertia Powercycle motorcycle. Manufactured by Brammo, the Enertia is capable of traveling 15,000 miles on $85 worth of electricity. The Roadrider tire was built for midsize motorcycles and has a speed rating of 149 mph.

The Advanstar Automotive Group reached an agreement with Messe Frankfurt North America to help promote the U.S. Pavilions at Automechanika 2010 in Frankfurt, Germany. Advanstar will disseminate information about the event through its website and produce a U.S. Exhibitor Directory to distribute through the show's five U.S. Pavilions. Automechanika 2010 is set for September 14–19.

  Chevy II Deep Tubs
  Detroit Engineering's Chevy II Deep Tubs.

Detroit Speed Inc. received the Paint & Body Innovation Award for its Chevy II Deep Tubs during the Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show in Indianapolis. The award was one of seven awards in the New Products category. The DSE Deep Tubs are inner wheel housings designed to accommodate wider tire and wheel packages.

ODYSSEY Battery by EnerSys partnered with Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) as an affiliate sponsor for the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing season. ODYSSEY Battery will provide product and technical support throughout the 2010 season. In return, the ODYSSEY® Battery logo will appear on the US ARMY Top Fuel Dragster, MATCO Tools Top Fuel Dragster, FRAM Top Fuel Dragster and Valvoline/MTS NHRA Funny Car.