Suppliers

Automotive Distribution Network Elects New Board of Directors

Posted on October 10, 2017
New Network chairman Adam Honegger (center) is pictured with David Segal (left), who just completed his term as chairman, and David Prater, president of the Network.
New Network chairman Adam Honegger (center) is pictured with David Segal (left), who just completed his term as chairman, and David Prater, president of the Network.

The Automotive Distribution Network elected a new board of directors and celebrated 60 years of the Parts Plus brand at its fall shareholder meeting.

More than 100 members representing 37 shareholders and 50 manufacturer partners gathered Sept. 24-26 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The executive staff met with shareholders to elect the new board of directors, and focused on discussions regarding the group’s product strategy, inventory planning and deployment, membership expansion and information technology solutions.

The board’s new chairman is Adam Honnegger.

“The Network convenes each fall to set a focus for the upcoming year, including our group’s future direction with expanded opportunities that encompass new product initiatives, capitalizing on national accounts, and inviting our vendors to become a larger part of our overall business and technology platforms,” says David Prater, Network president.

“During this meeting, we also welcomed a new chairman, Adam Honegger, CEO of Parts Plus of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Adam replaces former Chairman David T. Segal, president at Automotive Supply Associates Inc. in Concord, N.H. We want to thank Mr. Segal for his tireless commitment to the Network over the past two years, while also looking forward to Mr. Honegger’s renewed perspective.”

The network's new board of directors are:

  • David T. Segal, president, Automotive Supply Associates, Inc., Concord, N.H.;
  • Kenny Maurer, president, Big City Automotive, Hicksville, N.Y.;
  • Tony DiFiore, CEO, Car Parts Warehouse, Brook Park, Ohio;
  • Victor Davis, CEO, Fast Undercar, Ventura, Calif.;
  • Reid Ferguson, president, Modern Sales, Ontario, Canada;
  • Danny Ward, CEO, Southeastern Automotive Warehouse, Atlanta, Ga.;
  • David Honig, CEO, The Parts House, Jacksonville, Fla.; and
  • Garry Castles, president, W M Automotive Warehouse, Ft. Worth, Texas.

In addition, the shareholder members also participated in a business intelligence panel discussion on Vista Modeling that was moderated by industry expert Peter Kornafel.

“The Network is the industry leader in technology, and we strive to continue the groups success in this expansive field,” says Tom Frey, vice president of IT at the Network. “Sharing insight on how our members use our forecast-based inventory planning solution, and what has had the greatest impact, assists our efforts to ensure we are implementing and delivering the best possible solutions to our group.”

Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, Parts Plus Mexico, IAPA and Auto Pride, the Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest, most diverse program groups in the industry. For more information contact Steve Tucker, vice president of sales and marketing, stucker@networkhq.org at Network Headquarters, 3085 Fountainside Dr., Ste. 210, Germantown, Tenn., 38138, 901-757-8440.

Related Topics: Adam Honegger, Automotive DIstribution Network, David Prater, David Segal

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
eBay has expanded its tire installation service, which launched in May 2017, to include the U.S.
News eBay Offers Tire Installation in the U.S.

Another online seller has launched a tire installation network in the U.S. — eBay Motors.

Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 one of the best creations of 2017. It's the only tire on the list.
News Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 Is 'Best of What's New' Award Winner

Popular Science has named the Hakkapeliitta 9 — the flagship winter tire by Nokian Tyres Inc. — a winner of the 2017 Best of What’s New Award.  

News Vogue Tyre Unleashes Its Style on New Website

Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. has redesigned its website, mirroring it to the world class look and experience the company says its consumers expect.  

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!