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Mighty promotes four employees to key leadership roles

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 09:00
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NORCROSS, Ga./PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ken Voelker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mighty Distributing System of America (MDSA), dba Mighty Auto Parts, a Gonher company, announced the promotion of four employees to key leadership roles.

Brad Bradshaw promoted to EVP and Chief Operating Officer. Bradshaw, who most recently was EVP of Marketing and Product Management has been with Mighty for more than 20 years. Under Bradshaw's leadership, Mighty's programs have expanded to capitalize on evolving market opportunities. In his new role, Bradshaw will continue to oversee Mighty's business operations in Marketing, Product Information, Product Management, and Mighty's distribution center located in Jackson, Tennessee.

Josh D'Agostino promoted to EVP and Chief Development Officer. D'Agostino, who started at Mighty almost three years ago as VP of Business Development, has extensive experience implementing highly successful strategies that drive growth. In his elevated role, D'Agostino will oversee Mighty franchise development, franchise operations, sales strategies, and competitive acquisitions.

Mike Hudgins promoted to Vice President of Sales. Hudgins, a veteran of Mighty for 30 years, has been instrumental in developing Mighty's sales programs over the last three decades. Before joining Mighty's Home Office, Mike worked in a Mighty franchise, starting at the warehouse, progressing to service rep, then salesperson. His experience brings extensive hands-on knowledge of our field sales team.

Keith Healy promoted to Vice President of Product Management. Healy's career with Mighty began in 2003 with responsibilities in Product Management and Training. In his new role, Healy will take overall responsibility of managing Mighty product programs, which includes product life-cycle, supplier relationships, quality control, and maintaining brand integrity.

"Combined, Bradshaw, D'Agostino, Hudgins, and Healy bring more than 70 years of Mighty experience," said Voelker." Each of these individuals has been paramount to the growth and success of Mighty and these changes recognize outstanding performance as well as continue to strengthen Mighty's Home Office team."

About Mighty Distributing System of America
Mighty Distributing System of America, a franchisor of sales and services in aftermarket auto parts, is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, and supports 97 franchises and four company operations in 44 states, along with five international distributors. The Mighty System features attentive local service, inventory management expertise, classroom and on-site training in conjunction with extensive offerings of OE quality underhood and undercar parts, chemical products, lubricants and shop supplies. The Mighty business model attracts independent repair shops, quick lubes, tire centers and new car dealerships across the nation and abroad. Recognized as a "top 25 franchise brand" by The Wall Street Journal, Mighty's unique approach of dealing directly and exclusively with automotive professionals began in 1963.

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