Import Vehicle Community Honors KYB Americas' Mac McGovern

Nov. 12, 2018

William “Mac” McGovern has been honored for a lifetime of contributions to the import automotive aftermarket.

The Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community recognized McGovern, who recently retired from KYB Americas Corp., with its 2018 Lifetime Industry Achievement Award during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.

McGovern was KYB’s director of director of marketing and training when he retired.

The accolade was accepted by Vice President Mike Fiorito and Director of Product and Marketing Aaron Shaffer on McGovern’s behalf.

“Mac was humbled and honored to receive the recognition,” Fiorito said. “He hopes that his efforts of listening to and working with the service provider community continues to spread throughout the industry.

KYB is a $4.2 billion global hydraulics manufacturer with more than 8,100 employees and sells its products in over 100 countries. The company is one of the world’s largest suppliers of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers and has a full range of domestic and import shocks and struts for the aftermarket. For more information, visit