Akebono brings Volek on board in North America

Jan. 3, 2011

Akebono Brake Corp. has hired Larry Volek as aftermarket sales manager.

Volek has more than 30 years of experience in sales and management. with Honeywell International Inc.'s Consumer Products Group.

“His longevity with Honeywell proves his loyalty and commitment, which fits nicely with the Akebono philosophy,” says Tommy Rivera, aftermarket sales and product development director for Akebono in North America. “He will be responsible for key sales strategies to maintain the exceptional Akebono branding power and expand our aftermarket presence.”

Akebono, a subsidiary of Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. in Japan, launched its United States brake sales and production operations in 1980. For more information, visit www.akebonobrakes.com.