Nov. 8, 2016—The VIPAR Heavy Duty annual conference focused on leadership change.
The conference, themed “Game Plan for Growth,” featured chairman Bill Nolan naming Chris Baer the organization’s new president. It was also announced that Steve Crowley will remain with the organization as CEO during a transition period.
In Baer’s first address as president, he said that the organization is growing at a faster rate than the aftermarket at large. Baer credited former president Crowley with setting the company up for continued success.