Oct. 3 2018 11:45 AM

Will be executive vice president of U.S. aftermarket.

Equipment manufacturer Dayco Products LLC, Troy, Michigan, has announced the appointment of John Kinnick as executive vice president of U.S. aftermarket. In his new role, Kinnick will be accountable for aftermarket strategy for all functions including sales, marketing and operations within the United States.

“I am excited to be taking on this leadership role as Dayco continues to build for the future,” says Kinnick. “Dayco recognizes the importance of the U.S. aftermarket and is excited with new direction of our team as it capitalizes on opportunities to support our customers.”

John brings with him more than 22 years of experience driving performance within global organizations with diverse product offerings, including three years in the Asia-Pacific region. Most recently he served as the chief transformation officer at Dayco, where he successfully led strategy and transformational activities.

“I am pleased to have John join the U.S. aftermarket team,” says Bruno Vallillo, president, global aftermarket. “His diverse background in operations, supply chain management and manufacturing are instrumental to Dayco’s overall transformation and will play a key role in our growth strategy within the aftermarket division, as Dayco drives its promise to Move Forward. Always.”

Kinnick has an MBA from Syracuse University and earned his bachelor’s degree at GMI Engineering and Management Institute in Flint, Michigan (now called Kettering University).