FleetPride, Inc., a national retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has appointed Jeff Liaw as chief financial officer. Liaw will report to chairman & CEO W.M. McGee.
Liaw comes to FleetPride after seven years as a principal with TPG, a leading global private investment firm with $54.5 billion of assets under management, where he helped lead TPG's industrials investing practice area, including its recent investment in FleetPride.
Prior to TPG, he was an associate at Bain Capital, a private equity investment firm.
Liaw serves or has served on private and public company boards of directors, including American Tire Distributors, Armstrong World Industries, Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU), Graphic Packaging, and Oncor Electric Delivery.
"Jeff is a strong leader and brings over ten years of finance, distribution and operations management experience to FleetPride,” said McGee. “His extensive experience in guiding fast-growing companies and developing methods for strengthening financial value will be a tremendous asset to our company."
"I am thrilled to join this world-class industrial distribution company and look forward to being a part of the FleetPride team in delivering value to our customers," said Liaw.
Liaw received a bachelor's degree from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a native of Houston, Texas.