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COMP Performance Group Appoints Douglas and Feeney to New Executive Leadership Roles
Effective May 1, 2017, The COMP Performance Group has announced that Chris Douglas will assume the role of chief operating officer with day-to-day responsibility for the operations and overall efficiency of the organization. Douglas enters the new role after nearly 15 years with the company, most recently serving as the vice president of marketing since 2009. In addition to his new role as COO, Douglas will continue to serve the industry through his position on the SEMA Board of Directors. In addition, company veteran Kevin Feeney has been named to the newly formed chief product officer position. In this role, Feeney will utilize his 30 years of industry experience to oversee the development, improvement and manufacture of all products within the CPG portfolio of brands. Feeney enters this role after serving as the vice president of engineering and product development for the past two years. Both Douglas and Feeney will interface directly with company ownership (Ron Coleman and Paul “Scooter” Brothers) and Chief Sales Officer Rick Sparks to define and execute the strategic direction of the overall organization.
Ben Graham Named Ken-Tool National Sales Manager
Douglas Romstadt, president of Ken-Tool, has announced the appointment of Ben Graham to the position of national sales manager. Graham has spent his entire career in the tire and rubber industry, employed by Myers Industries for nearly 20 years in a variety of sales functions, and by BJ Rocket America as the general manager of sales. He will report directly to Romstadt, and will also assume responsibility for the company’s marketing initiatives.
Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. has added Dana Spicer, Yukon Gear & Axle, Dynamic Suspension, AirBedz, CargoGlide, Cargo Ease, Rack’Em and Prince Lionheart to its suspension and truck bed/van accessory market segments.
Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. Welcomes New Lines
Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. has added Dana Spicer, Yukon Gear & Axle, Dynamic Suspension, AirBedz, CargoGlide, Cargo Ease, Rack’Em and Prince Lionheart to its suspension and truck bed/van accessory market segments. Keystone has more than 165,000 unique stocking SKUs and will continue to expand its footprint to meet the needs of its customer base.
Classic Industries Acquires California Mustang Parts and California Muscle Parts
Classic Industries has announced the acquisition of California Mustang Parts, California Muscle Parts and Highway Classics. California Mustang has served Mustang enthusiasts with its mail-order restoration parts catalog since 1976. California Mustang’s sister company, California Muscle Parts, is the division formed to handle classic Ford Falcon parts, and more notably, an extensive selection of parts, accessories and restyling components for late-model Mustangs. Highway Classics is the wholesale division of the company, handling the sale of a variety of classic auto parts and accessories to restoration shops, body shops, parts stores and other businesses across the globe.
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