AAIA Honoring Four for the Future
BETHESDA, MD – The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has announced the 2012 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the aftermarket industry. The award was created in 2010, and is administered by the AAIA Marketing and Communications Committee on behalf of the association.
The 2012 winners are:
- Danielle Orlando, Trico Products
- Dan Rader, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.
- Jens Schueler, The Schaeffler Group
- Andrea Schultz, The Timken Company
“We are delighted to recognize these ambitious young professionals with the 2012 AAIA Impact Award,” said Kathleen Schmatz, AAIA president and CEO. “We are proud to applaud these four dynamic young professionals who are already making significant contributions to our industry early in their careers.”
The four winners were selected by the AAIA Marketing and Communications Committee during their recent meeting at AAIA Fall Leadership Days. The recipients will be recognized at AAIA’s Town Hall breakfast at AAPEX, Wednesday, Oct. 31 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nev. They will also be featured in the AAPEX Express and Aftermarket Insider.
For more information, call 301-654-6664.
AAIA is a Bethesda, Md.-based association whose more than 23,000 members and affiliates manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, service, tools, equipment, materials and supplies. Through its membership, AAIA represents more than 100,000 repair shops, parts stores and distribution outlets.