CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (Aug. 26, 2016) — Global Parts Network (GPN) L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of VIPAR Heavy Duty, has named Jay Pagano as its general manager.
With more than 46 years' experience in the heavy-duty aftermarket, Mr. Pagano takes on a role in which he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and execution of the GPN plan, according to the company. Within the organization he has played a number of roles, first as a stockholder and later as an employee.
Most recently, he served as senior director of business development for GPN in the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada.
“Jay's experience, long-term relationships with stockholders and suppliers, overall product knowledge and in-depth understanding of the brake business are an asset not only to GPN, but also to our distributors and suppliers,” said Chris Baer, executive vice president for VIPAR Heavy Duty. “These qualities make Jay a great fit to lead the operations of Global Parts Network.”
GPN operates parts distribution centers and brake manufacturing production centers that provide support exclusively to the VIPAR Heavy Duty family of companies that supply replacement parts to commercial vehicle operators and maintenance facilities.
For more information about GPN, call 866-941-2110 or visit its website.