MIAMI — NPW Companies has hired Steve Switzer as its national sales manager.
Switzer will oversee NPW's Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper, and Confidence Plus Certified Service Center programs as well as lead the national account service chain growth. He will sit on the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance's National Accounts committee.
Switzer, a 30-year industry veteran, joined the NPW team on Feb. 10. He has experience selling for a manufacturer to warehouse distributors and jobbers, selling to installers and DIYers at a national chain, and managing multiple locations for a three-step WD before his most recent role as a regional sales manager for the Gates Corporation.
He has also worked for Standard Motor Products, Carquest and Factory Motor Parts.
"We have continued to expand our footprint across the U.S. with recent acquisitions," Larry Pacey, NPW's founder, president and CEO, said. "We are constantly looking at hiring the necessary talent to lead our sales efforts and move us forward. Steve comes from a varied background of experience in what we do today. We are confident his proven business leadership experiences will be a huge benefit to our future growth."