James McGuire has been named director of business development for Vipar Heavy Duty. McGuire, most recently an account executive with Accuride Corp., will have responsibility for stockholder development in the Central U.S.
He also has experience in sales management for Gunite Corporation, Permatex and Midwest Brake and Wheel.
“James brings a strong background and a wealth of experience to us, especially with his previous role in distributor management at Midwest Brake and Wheel,” said Jim Pennig, Vipar Heavy Duty’s vice president of business development. “We are excited to welcome James to the Vipar Heavy Duty team as he assists us in the continued growth of our stockholders.”