STAUNTON, Va. (Jan. 22, 2014) — Federated Auto Parts Inc. has hired automotive industry veteran Roy Kent as its chief strategy officer and president of new business development.
Mr. Kent worked for a number of years at Federal-Mogul Corp., most recently as vice president of wholesale distribution, Federated said. In his new role with Federated, he will be based in Michigan.
“Roy will be working with us in a number of areas including membership development, vendor relations and strategic planning,” said Larry Pavey, president of Federated. “We look forward to reintroducing Roy to our members and vendor partners in his new role with Federated.”
When is the last time you attended one of the national tire industry trade shows, such as SEMA, ITEC or the North American Tire & Retread Expo?
|I try and take in at least one show a year.||
|I usually attend one every few years.||
|There are so many tire maker and distributor meetings each year, I don’t see a need to attend one of the national shows.||
|I don’t find value in these shows and haven’t been to one in years.||
|I’d like to but I am too busy||