Centric Parts, a North American manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has hired industry veteran Charlie Kirkland to the newly created position of director of sales for program groups.
Kirkland has more than 40 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, including 35 years in brake component sales management and five years in program group sales.
“Charlie brings with him decades of experience in the automotive aftermarket and a particular expertise in program group sales that will benefit the company in many ways,” says Centric Parts President & CEO, Dan Lelchuk.
Kirkland is the latest in several executive appointments at the company. For details see Centric Parts expands executive team.
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