NORCROSS, Ga. — Mighty Distributing System of America Inc. (MDS) has made three hires to support growth in its Mighty Auto Parts network in servicing the automotive aftermarket industry.
The new hires are: Gabrielle Young as director of marketing, Jordan Taylor as a field support specialist and Mike Sugawara as an operations analyst
Ms. Young will work closely with Mighty's franchise advertising board and council, support the product team and the marketing group and work with outside agencies to build Mighty's brand awareness and grow sales.
She comes to MDS from Southwire Co., where most recently she was director of marketing.
Mr. Taylor will support the company's Autopart users and its electronic data interchange (EDI) initiatives.?He's a recent graduate of Georgia Southern University with a degree in mathematics.
Mr. Sugawara will support franchise development, inventory management, initial set-ups, changeovers and margin analysis. He most recently was inventory coordinator for Veritiv Corp.
Mighty supports 100 franchised distributors in 44 states and five international markets and provides automotive parts, chemical products, lubricants and shop supplies.