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Centric Parts Announces Hiring of Dan Billie as EVP Sales & Marketing
( Industry, Calif. - May 16, 2016) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today that Dan Billie has joined the organization as its Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In his new role at Centric he will be responsible for business development as well as leading the Centric, Qualis and StopTech Sales and Marketing teams. Billie will also have responsibility for corporate Marketing and Customer Service. He will report directly to Centric President and CEO, Dan Lelchuk.
“As Centric broadens its market share and product offerings,” stated Mr. Lelchuk, “we continue to load our bench with experienced management personnel who can help us realize our goals. We are very fortunate to have Dan Billie joining our team. He has a tremendous amount of experience and a proven track record of leadership and business development.”
“Although Centric has experienced significant growth over the past 16 years,” said Billie, “the company has aggressive plans to further increase its prominence in the market. Working with the talented team of sales and marketing professionals who have made Centric such an industry leader, I am confident we will be able to realize these ambitious goals.”
A former AP Exhaust and CARDONE sales and marketing executive, Billie comes to Centric with over 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket with an impressive track record of senior sales and marketing leadership over the past 12 years. His experience and understanding of the industry will play a key role in the future development of the company and its strategic initiatives.
For more information, visit CentricParts.com and StopTech.com, and be sure to follow StopTech and Centric on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.
About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-TEK®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive pisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.