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Centric Parts Hires Tony Edwards as Strategic Account Executive, Retail Sales
( Industry, Calif. - August 3, 2016) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today the hiring of Tony Edwards to fill the newly created position of Strategic Account Executive, Retail Sales. Edwards will lead Centric’s retail commercial support center in Memphis, TN, reporting to Dan Billie, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
“Tony brings over 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. His proven leadership, retail experience and product knowledge is a perfect match to lead our efforts in retail.” said Billie.
A former Merchandising Director at AutoZone, Edwards was previously with Prestone/UCI FRAM group as Director of Sales to AutoZone, and before that, Marketing Director at Cardone Industries responsible for Brakes, Corporate Marketing and Global Purchasing.
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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.