Vipar Heavy Duty has named Gene Damron gm of Global Parts Network, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vipar Heavy Duty. He will be in charge of all day-to-day activity, planning, and special projects for Global Parts Network.
Damron has more than 30 years of experience in heavy-duty parts distribution, and is a past president of CFS and a recent board member of the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN). He has also served on the planning committee of Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW).
“Gene has a wealth of experience in the heavy duty aftermarket and is an excellent addition to our management team,” said Steve Crowley, president & CEO of Vipar Heavy Duty. “We are very pleased that Gene has decided to join our staff.”
“I am a strong believer in the entrepreneurial spirit of the heavy duty independent channel,” said Damron. “VIPAR Heavy Duty has the right focus and strategies in place for long-term success. I am truly excited about the challenges and opportunities ahead.”