VIPAR Heavy Duty Names New Executive Committee

VIPAR Heavy Duty announced that Bill Nolan, president of Power Brake & Spring Service Co., is the new chairman of the board. In addition, Paul Raymond, president of Parts for Trucks, Inc. is the vice chairman and Dave Gerdes, chief operating officer of CATCO Parts and Service, is the secretary. Steve Crowley, president and CEO of VIPAR Heavy Duty, continues as a member of the executive committee.

“VIPAR Heavy Duty is poised for growth in strategic markets and continues to support the strength of the independent distributor in the aftermarket truck parts segment," said Nolan. "I'm honored to be chosen as chairman to lead our organization forward. We continue to focus on helping meet the needs of customers for quality parts and exceptional service."

VIPAR Heavy Duty distributors are customer-driven, market-focused, and dedicated to helping improve efficiency and profitability for fleets and end-users. From over 500 locations across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, they reduce downtime for fleets and end-users with swift, responsive parts delivery by providing $1.3 billion in products from the industry's leading parts manufacturers.

For more information on VIPAR Heavy Duty, visit or e-mail: [email protected].

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