Lebanon, Ohio, June 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restoration Parts Unlimited, Inc., the parent company of a group of automotive restoration specialists that includes Trim Parts Inc., Parts Unlimited, Inc., First Place Auto, Mr. Mustang, SoffSeal, and the Right Stuff Detailing,is proud to announce the hiring of a new Key Accounts Manager to The Right Stuff Detailing, Mr. Ray Gorman. Ray brings more than 36 years of automotive expertise to The Right Stuff, giving the company an edge in an extremely competitive market.
Ray Gorman has been involved in every aspect of the automotive industry, from working with OEMs to the automotive aftermarket. Ray's career in the automotive industry began in 1978 when he got his start with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. From there, he moved on to Chevrolet where he spent 12 years working at its Syracuse, New York office as a Dealer Service Operations Manager. In 1992, he was hired by the McGard-McCauley Corporation to work in the McGard Wheel Locks division where he developed direct-to-dealer sales and service programs adjacent to OEM programs. Most recently, Ray held the position of Director of Wholesale/Distribution for the Stainless Steel Brakes Corporation where as a Senior Manager, he was responsible for development and execution of the company business plan for all wholesale and distributor-based customers. In addition to his impressive body of work, Ray has also been deeply involved with several aftermarket associations including the Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA), Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO), Performance Warehouse Association (PWA), and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA), where he has served as Select Committee Co-Chairman since 2009.
"RPUI is lucky to have such a fantastic new executive join us and his leadership abilities and proven track record of successes will help to steer our fast moving ship," said Alex Tainsh, Group Vice President of Sales at Restoration Parts Unlimited, Inc. "With Ray's breadth of experience, connections, and long career in the automotive industry, The Right Stuff will have the opportunity to flourish in the competitive aftermarket."
Ray is passionate about working in the automotive industry and is excited to bring his skills and years of expertise to The Right Stuff Detailing and RPUI. Ray will be working with the top accounts to expand the market share and provide great customer service as a seasoned professional.
About The Right Stuff Detailing
Westerville, Ohio-based, The Right Stuff Detailing is one of the nation's premier manufacturers of disk brake conversions, OEM brake replacements, brake lines, and fuel lines for American vehicles dating back to the 1950s. For more information, please visit www.getdiscbrakes.com or call 800.405.2000
About Restoration Parts Unlimited, Inc.
Lebanon, Ohio-based Restoration Parts Unlimited, Inc. is the parent company for a group of Restoration Specialists consisting of Trim Parts Inc., Parts Unlimited, Inc., First Place Auto, Mr. Mustang, SoffSeal, and the Right Stuff Detailing. Each company serves a specific niche, manufacturing restoration components for classic GM and Mopar vehicles. Restoration Parts Unlimited. Inc. is owned by Dubin Clark & Company, Inc., a leading private equity firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, whose family of market-leading automotive brands includes the Trim Parts family of companies, Flowmaster, Hurst Shifters, Hurst Driveline, B&M Racing, and Dinan Engineering. For more information, please visit www.rpui.com
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