United States. The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance and Alliance Parts Warehouse announced the promotion of Kris Goldman to general manager of APW, effective December 1. Goldman will oversee APW's direction, logistics, operations, staffing and interactions with channel partners.
JC Washbish, vice president of sales and marketing at Alliance, expressed confidence in Goldman's abilities.
"We are proud to promote Kris Goldman to the position of managing director," said Washbish.
"With his leadership, Alliance Parts Warehouse continues to meet the needs of Alliance members, exceed organizational goals, and support the sales efforts of our shareholders. APW is in excellent hands with Goldman at the helm and has the full support of the Alliance's members," he said.
Goldman joined Alliance Parts Warehouse as a controller in October 2019. Prior to joining APW, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Newmark Moses Truck Partners.
Goldman holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Arkansas – Little Rock and graduated from Leadership 2.0 through Aftermarket University and Northwood University in March 2023.
In his new role, Goldman will work closely with executive leadership at Alliance's headquarters, focusing on the strategic direction of Alliance Parts Warehouse, the company said.
"I am honored to serve both APW and Alliance shareholders as APW's General Manager," Goldman said.
"APW has experienced great success over the past four years, including in dealing with COVID, supply chain issues, and labor challenges. I look forward to expanding our relationship with our channel partners to ensure that all of our stakeholders experience the 'Service is the Difference' values that we all strive to live up to."
"I'm excited about the growth opportunities we have within Alliance Parts Warehouse and I believe we have a great team to get the job done," he concluded.