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.”
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