Original One Parts Announces New Executive Role and Promotion

July 20, 2022

Dave Merrell has joined the company as Vice President of National Sales and Brian Driehorst has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Procurement.

July 20, 2022—Original One Parts has announced that Dave Merrell has joined the company as Vice President of National Sales and Brian Driehorst has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Global Procurement. 

According to a press release, Merrell was most recently Vice President of MSO Sales for OPUS IVS.

“We’re excited to welcome David Merrell to the company as our National Sales Leader,” said Rick Keister, Chairman of Original One Parts, in the press release. “We’re confident David’s experience in business development and building relationships with large and small MSOs will be a major factor in Original One’s future success."

Driehorst has been with Original One Parts for five years and has held various roles. His role of Senior Vice President of Global Procurement is a newly created title at the company. 

“As part of our commitment to continued growth, we are excited to promote Brian Driehorst to oversee our global procurement and supply chain initiatives. The combination of David and Brian working together as peers promises to further accelerate our advancement across all markets.” Keister said in the press release. 

Original One Parts, LLC, is a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries. 

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