Impco Automotive has named Armando Ramirez to its sales team as technical sales, service and training manager to respond and support customer and industry partners for all post-sales technical matters. Ramirez will be responsible for management of Impco Automotive’s technical sales, service and training programs as they relate to the organization’s Certified Installation Partner network, fleet customers and other dealer and OEM customers.
His primary focus will be managing and directing a team of product and training specialists who will work with industry partners to ensure proper training, diagnostic and service support programs and processes are implemented. Ramirez aksi will be responsible for ongoing service of the growing CIP, dealer and fleet network that is being put in place throughout the United States and Canada.
“Our team is dedicated to supporting the growing number of CNG and LPG vehicles on the road utilizing Impco Automotive’s alternative fuels systems,” says Rob Lykins, director of sales and marketing. “I am pleased that Armando has agreed to join our management team to ensure Impco Automotive is able to provide unmatched service, training and support to our customers and industry partners. His hands-on experience and diverse background in the alternative fuels industry will be a great asset to the organization as we roll out our training, service and diagnostic programs throughout the U.S. and Canada.”
Ramirez, who is based at the Impco Automotive office in Santa Ana, Calif., is an ASE-certified master technician and an alternative fuels industry veteran with prior sales and technical support experience at Ford Motor Co., Clean Energy Fuels Corp., ENRG Fuels Corp. and Pickens Fuel Corp.