VIPAR Heavy Duty Announces New Executive Committee

Bill Nolan of Power Brake & Spring Service Co. named chairman of the board
By: Leslie Allen
June 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Crystal Lake, IL – VIPAR Heavy Duty has announced the new members of its executive committee effective immediately. Bill Nolan, president of Power Brake & Spring Service Co., is the new chairman of the board. In addition, Paul Raymond, president of Parts for Trucks, Inc. is the vice chairman and Dave Gerdes, chief operating officer of CATCO Parts and Service, is the secretary. Steve Crowley, president and CEO of VIPAR Heavy Duty, continues as a member of the executive committee.

“VIPAR Heavy Duty is poised for growth in strategic markets and continues to support the strength of the independent distributor in the aftermarket truck parts segment," said Nolan.  "I'm honored to be chosen as chairman to lead our organization forward. We continue to focus on helping meet the needs of customers for quality parts and exceptional service."

Headquartered in Crystal Lake, Illinois, VIPAR Heavy Duty serves the needs of its distributors and supplier partners by providing value-added channel specific tools to allow them to best serve their customers. The organization offers its members complete vendor program management, business services, advanced technology solutions, timely communications and effective marketing tools.

VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors are customer-driven, market-focused, and dedicated to helping improve efficiency and profitability for fleets and end-users. From over 500 locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, they reduce downtime for fleets and end-users with swift, responsive parts delivery by providing $1.3 billion of the highest quality products from the industry's leading parts manufacturers.

VIPAR Heavy Duty has developed relationships with the industry’s leading suppliers in order to offer recognized premium brands to its distributors. Working collectively as a network, VIPAR Heavy Duty helps assure the long term profitability of its distributors, enhances vendor brand equity and increases combined market share.

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VIPAR Heavy Duty is North America's leading network of independent aftermarket truck parts distributors. VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors serve the needs of their customers from over 500 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
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