Accuride announces sales appointments

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Accuride Corp. has announced sales personnel appointments. John Younger, who formerly served as Accuride’s director of aftermarket sales, has been promoted to vice president of aftermarket sales, responsible for the strategic global leadership of Accuride’s Aftermarket sales initiatives. As such, he will work closely with Accuride’s customers, its business units and the respective sales personnel.

Prior to joining Accuride, Younger served as national sales manager for Webb Wheel Products and also held a range of related positions with Carlisle Corp., ArvinMeritor and Euclid.

In addition, Michael Keyes has joined Accuride as its account executive for Paccar. Most recently Keyes was a regional manager for Webb Wheel. He also served as a district sales manager for Paccar.

“With extensive industry experience in sales, marketing and operations, we look for John and Michael to continue to drive success throughout our OES and Aftermarket programs,” says Rick Schomer, Accuride’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “Our commitment to customer satisfaction, through continued enhancements to the products, services and solutions we provide our customers, will continue to be an integral part of our strategic plan and will be an overriding focus for both John and Michael.”