KYB Americas Corp. Announces Key Hire and Organizational Change

KYB Americas Corp. recently announced the hiring of a key sales position and promotion of a valued team member. The announcement was made today by Mike Fiorito from KYB’s Aftermarket headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana.

Pascal Hounguevou was recently promoted to a key position within the Procurement Department. Pascal will oversee several inventory and ordering management activities for both of KYB’s North American distribution centers.  After spending 10 Years in the Indiana National Guard, Pascal joined KYB in 2012 in the packaging department. Pascal was then promoted to an Inside Sales Support Specialist role within KYB’s Customer Support Team.  In that role, Pascal helped coordinate ordering & compliance activities for KYB’s large national accounts.  Originally from Benin, Pascal earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics from the University of Jean-Moulin III in France.

Nick Tufo is a new Territory Sales Manager from the New Jersey area. Nick will cover portions of the Northeastern U.S.A. servicing key KYB channel partners. An industry veteran prior to KYB, Nick held leading roles within the tire industry at both Gallagher Tire and Hankook.  Nick is also an experienced technician, servicing both vehicles and motorcycles throughout his career.  A graduate of the Automotive Training Center in Exton PA, Nick will play a key role in delivering training and marketing programs to KYB’s customer partners and automotive service providers in his area.

“We are excited to announce a new key hire and Pascal’s well deserved promotion,” KYB Vice President Mike Fiorito commented “We are exceptionally pleased to reward hard work internally and hire a vital member to our team. Pascal has been a key team member since 2012 with his role increasing every year.  It was an easy decision to reward Pascal with increased responsibility that will improve the KYB Team moving forward.  Nick will be a tremendous asset to us as well.  His career in the industry will enable him to hit the ground running with several important KYB customer partners. We are excited to have Nick on-board”

KYB Corporation is a $4.2 billion global hydraulics manufacturer with over 8,100 employees and sells its products in over 100 countries. The company is one of the world’s largest supplier of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers and has a full range of domestic and import shocks and struts for the aftermarket. For more information, log onto