KYB Americas Corp. is excited to announce the hiring of Erick Kinnunen for the role of Business Development Manager covering key channel partners in the Northwest. The announcement was made today by Mike Fiorito from KYB’s Aftermarket headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana. Erick will also be a member of KYB’s National Training Team led by Director of Marketing & Training Mac McGovern.
Erick comes to KYB from NTN Bearings where he served as a Sales Manager. An automotive aftermarket veteran, Erick previously held roles at KYB that include Territory and Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Erick will not only manage sales growth for several key national customers, he will also play a lead role in developing and implementing training initiatives as a member of KYB’s National Training Team. Initiatives, like KYB’s industry leading Crash Avoidance Systems Training.
“We are very pleased to announce that Erick is rejoining the KYB family,” KYB Vice President Mike Fiorito commented “Erick will once again be a key asset for KYB who brings a wide range of abilities and a great attitude to the team. Our success hinges on having the right people in the right place. We believe that Erick and the KYB Sales Team are poised to help us grow over the next 12 months and beyond.”
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 www.kyb.com.