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New role puts focus on customer support at Ring

Date: 20-Mar-2017

Ring, the leading supplier of vehicle lighting, auto electric and car accessories supplier to the automotive aftermarket, has appointed Paul Gorton as the company’s first Technical Sales Engineer, to further enhance the customer experience and provide a more in-depth after sales support service.

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A growing company with an expanding workforce - HELLA recruits two more managers

Date: 27-Feb-2017

With HELLA enjoying a period of rapid growth, its workforce has had to increase to accommodate for the new business won. Bryan Knott and Mark Adams have both had extensive and varied careers in the aftermarket and bring a wealth of knowledge with them that will benefit HELLA as they join the team.

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Wendy Williamson wins ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award

Date: 20-Feb-2017

Wendy Williamson, Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) chief executive, has received the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ award at the Car & Accessory Trader (CAT) Awards 2017.

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Celsus UK Limited appoints Mike Keenan as Director of Sales

Date: 09-Feb-2017

Celsus, distributor of JL Audio, Dynamat, KICKER and Calearo products, has promoted Mike Keenan to the newly-created role of Director of Sales to help accommodate the company’s ambitious expansion plans for 2017 and beyond.

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FIGIEFA seeks Technical Advisor

Date: 07-Feb-2017

FIGIEFA (International Federation of Wholesalers of Automotive Replacement Parts), is looking for a Technical Advisor (full-time or substantial part time) to support the activities of its office in Brussels.

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ZF Aftermarket Introduces New Executive Board

Date: 25-Jan-2017

ZF Aftermarket has introduced the appointed members of its Executive Board, who will be steering its new aftermarket organization with effect from January 1, 2017

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Christine Smith Joins WAI Marketing team

Date: 11-Jan-2017

WAI has appointed Christine Smith to the role of Marketing and Communications Manager.

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Schaeffler (UK) Ltd announces two new staff appointments

Date: 18-Oct-2016

Schaeffler (UK) Ltd has made two new important staff appointments

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Paint division of Hella continues to flourish

Date: 14-Oct-2016

With the rapid growth of Sonne, HELLA’s paint division, the team behind it is also expanding. Simon Allan has joined the company as a senior technical manager, alongside head of division, Paul Tredgold.

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Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components expands sales team

Date: 08-Aug-2016

Bosal Automotive & Industrial Components is delighted to announce its latest addition to the company, further investing in its dedicated sales team and reflecting increased growth for one of the world’s major suppliers of complete exhaust systems.

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HELLA appoints Paul Tredgold

Date: 28-Jul-2016

New Head of Paint for Sonne™ Refinishing Programme

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Tom Henman moves to Chicane

Date: 05-Jul-2016

Tom Henman has recently joined the Chicane team as a PR Consultant and will be account managing Autoelectro, Comline, Trico and Turbo Technics over the coming months.

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ZF Services UK welcomes new Managing Director

Date: 20-Jun-2016

As from 1st July, Chris Adcock will take up the reins as new Managing Director of ZF Services UK

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IAAF adds to experienced team

Date: 11-May-2016

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Tina Patel as its new financial coordinator, bringing a wealth of experience from within the financial sector to the team.

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First Line management changes - A New Sales Structure For The Growing Business

Date: 11-May-2016

First Line Ltd has announced a new level of sales management to further strengthen its position as a leading global supplier of vehicle parts.

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The Parts Alliance CEO shortlisted in Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Date: 04-May-2016

Peter Sephton, Chief Executive of The Parts Alliance, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

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New face at the IAAF

Date: 14-Apr-2016

Tina Patel joins the IAAF

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Phil Dodd to step down as MD of UAN

Date: 04-Apr-2016

Phil Dodd, managing director of the UAN, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role on 13th June when Bob Ackroyd from the Alliance Automotive Group will be taking over.

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BEN CEO David Main announces retirement

Date: 21-Mar-2016

David Main, Chief Executive of BEN, has recently announced he is to retire from the organisation in July 2016.

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IAAF recruitment opportunity

Date: 10-Mar-2016

The IAAF are looking for a part-time financial coordinator to join their small, busy team at their offices in Castle Bromwich as Peter Hayling is set to retire at the end of the month.

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Trico are pleased to welcome a new Sales Director to the team

Date: 09-Mar-2016

Trico are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ballinger to AM Sales Director – Europe.

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Opening up access to data

Date: 12-Feb-2016

TecRMI’s director of data development, Ralf Pelkmann, has been appointed chairman of the newly created European Independent Automotive Data Publishers Association (ADPA)

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MAHLE Aftermarket Appoint Radu Suciu

Date: 10-Feb-2016

Radu Suciu has joined MAHLE Aftermarket as its new operations manager, taking over from Bjoern Hornung, who is returning to MAHLE Germany from where he was originally based.

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New DVSA chief announced

Date: 10-Feb-2016

Gareth Llewellyn will become the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency's Chief Executive on 1 April 2016

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Reece is a Solid appointment

Date: 19-Jan-2016

Solid Auto UK has appointed Kay Reece as its new telephone representative for UK Buying Groups, bringing a wealth of experience in the automotive aftermarket sector to the company.

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IFA welcomes new Negotiator

Date: 07-Jan-2016

The IFA is delighted to announce the appointment of John Murray as their new additional IFA Product Negotiator.

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IAAF appoints Mike Smallbone

Date: 16-Sep-2015

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Mike Smallbone as Membership Development Manager.

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Wendy Williamson appointed to FIGIEFA board

Date: 03-Jul-2015

​Wendy Williamson, chief executive of IAAF, has been appointed to the board and made treasurer of FIGIEFA, the association representing the needs of the European independent automotive aftermarket to governments and legislators of the European Union.

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