Brake Parts Inc. Promotes General Manager - Tire Review Magazine

Brake Parts Inc. Promotes General Manager

brakepartsinc_rick_woodsideBrake Parts Inc. (BPI) has promoted Rick Woodside to the position of general manager, hydraulics, drums and rotors.

“We congratulate Rick on this well-deserved promotion. His new position and additional responsibilities are the result of the contributions that he has made to BPI and the Raybestos brand over the past 20 years,” said David Overbeeke, president and CEO of Brake Parts Inc. “Rick’s extensive knowledge of the product category as well as his experience serving the industry will be most beneficial as we continue to grow our hydraulic, drum and rotor lines, both in the United States and abroad.”

In his new role, Woodside will manage the product life cycle for BPI hydraulics, drums and rotors. In addition he has responsibility for the operation of the Haimeng rotor plant in Shandong, China.

Woodside has more than 20 years with BPI. He started in the company’s McHenry, Ill., plant and went on to become part of the NAPA Brakes sales team. He also served as a hydraulics product manager. Over the past six years, Woodside’s primary focus has been BPI’s largest product category—drums, rotors and hydraulics—launching BPI product programs for customers in Europe and North America, the company said.

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