Larry Pavey, industry veteran and current CEO of the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group), spent most of his life in the automotive aftermarket – from an early start delivering auto parts to his decades leading some of the industry’s most venerable brands. During a conversation with Bill Babcox for AMN Drivetime, a bi-weekly podcast from Tire Review sister publication aftermarketNews.com, Pavey said he believes the aftermarket offers “tremendous opportunities for anybody who is willing to work hard.”
In this episode of AMN Drivetime, Larry and Bill talk about everything from the people who make the industry great to keeping strong business relationships going virtually during the pandemic.
The pair also discuss the important mentors who guided Pavey over the years, the milestones he’s witnessed in the industry and current technology trends. The two also chatted about some of the memories that are made during big events like AAPEX and AWDA over the years.
Listen to the full episode here.
AMN Drivetime with Bill Babcox is presented by Litens and published by aftermarketNews.com.