Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Hires Industry Veteran Mike Cole

first_imgThe Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has hired industry veteran Mike Cole as director of product and marketing at Alliance Parts Warehouse.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementCole has extensive experience in the aftermarket, divided between the distribution and manufacturing sides of the business, and started in the automotive industry in vehicle service and repair. Most recently, he served as senior merchandise manager for Advance Auto Parts, with previous stints at Dana, CSK and Blue Magic, where he gained experience in sales, marketing and category management.“Alliance Parts Warehouse holds a strategic significance to the Alliance’s future,” said Dan Rader, vice president of product and category management. “When we started the search for this position, it was imperative that we find someone who had global sourcing and category management experience intertwined with a strong understanding of sales and marketing. We are fortunate to have found someone who possesses all those qualities and more. We are confident that Mike will hit the ground running at Alliance Parts Warehouse and start contributing immediately.”Headquartered in Little Rock, AR, Alliance Parts Warehouse is a multi-purpose enterprise that services all Alliance members. The Alliance Parts Warehouse consolidates and distributes products from over 80 manufacturers, including exclusive Alliance brands like Perfect Stop, Parts Master, and Autobody Master, for weekly shipments to Alliance shareholders in the US, Canada, and Mexico.last_img read more

Kirkcudbright Skatepark Awarded Charitable Status

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedIn Kirkcudbright Skatepark committee is celebrating having been awarded charitable status and formal recognition as a fully constituted group.OSCR, the Scottish Charity Regulator, awarded Kirkcudbright Skatepark, a voluntary committee, with the good news just before the Easter holidays.A list of specifications were required by the regulating body in relation to developing a skatepark in the town. These included the formal identification of a dedicated group and its board, the benefits for young people and the wider community and the outline of care and maintenance of the skatepark following its development.The Kirkcudbright Skatepark committee, which is supported with information and advice by The Third Sector and Dumfries & Galloway Council, is now in a position to welcome donations from community groups and businesses who are looking to donate to charities specifically.Alan McClure, Chairman of Kirkcudbright Skatepark, said;“We are delighted at the news that Kirkcudbright Skatepark committee has been approved by OSCR and awarded charitable status. We see this as another welcome boost to the project which aims to develop an excellent skatepark facility in Kirkcudbright and would like to thank all businesses and community organisations as well as individuals who have helped so far.” If you are interested in supporting, have any suggestions or wish to attend Kirkcudbright Skatepark Committee meetings please just come along to a meeting which is held approximately every 6 weeks and advertised publicly.Contact for Kirkcudbright Skatepark committee is Chairman, Alan McClure on [email protected] or message the committee via the facebook page ‘Kirkcudbright Skatepark’.last_img read more