BETHESDA, Md. (Feb. 13, 2006) — Alfred Gaspar, former president and CEO of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), received the Distinguished Service Citation Award from the Automotive Hall of Fame.
The award was given during a ceremony Feb. 12 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Initiated in 1940, the award recognizes an individual who has significantly improved the industry or the person's respective association.
Mr. Gaspar headed the AAIA from 2000 to 2004. He was appointed president and CEO of the Automotive Parts and Accessories Association in 1994.