The Auto Care Association Board of Directors announced the appointment of Bill Hanvey as the new president and CEO to succeed Kathleen Schmatz, who is retiring at the end of the year after leading the association for 14 years. He will assume responsibilities on Dec. 1st.
Hanvey is a 25-year veteran of the auto care industry, most recently serving as senior vice president of programs and member services, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). Prior to joining AASA in 2012, Hanvey served as vice president of sales and marketing for The Schaeffler Group, a multi-billion dollar tier-one automotive parts manufacturer located in Germany. His extensive aftermarket career included vice president of marketing for Dorman Products, and sales and marketing positions with FleetPride and Tenneco Automotive.