The Altrom Group, a division of Genuine Parts Co. and a leading North American distributor of import auto parts, held its 2012 North American Sales Summit June 24-27 in Vancouver, Canada. This three-day event was attended by Altrom’s management team, sales professionals and key vendor partners from around the world.
During the event, several awards were presented at the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony celebrating achievements in 2011. Akebono, a supplier of OE brake products, was named 2011 Altrom Group Supplier of the Year. This award honors Altrom’s most accomplished vendor based on performance measurements including sales increases, fill rate, marketing, sales support, product quality and coverage.
“Akebono has been a vendor partner of Altrom’s for the past three years and have proven their commitment to both quality and service” said Scott Mountford, president of The Altrom Group. “They are committed to Altrom’s growth by providing Altrom outstanding product support with their high quality products and vehicle coverage. They have proven to be an outstanding vendor partner and they are truly deserving of this prestigious award.”
Tim Rose was once again named Altrom America Sales Person of the Year for 2011. Rose is a 28-year Altrom veteran who is responsible for a sales territory that includes Denver, Portland and Hawaii.
“This award represents the second year in a row that Tim Rose has been presented with this prestigious achievement. Tim consistently out-performs his sales responsibilities and is well-respected by both the Altrom management team and his customers,” said Mountford. “He is truly deserving of this award.”
Ryan Wilford was named Altrom Canada Sales Person of the Year for 2011.
“Although Ryan is a relative newcomer to the industry, he brings a wealth of sales experience and tenacity to the Altrom Canada team” said Dean Medwid, vice president and general manager of Altrom Canada Corp. Wilford is responsible for the Scarborough, Ontario territory. Through hard work and dedication to his customers, Ryan grew his region by 9 percent in 2011.