EQ Names New GM, National Accounts Manager

Sep 20, 2011

EngineQuest, a supplier of stock and performance cylinder heads and engine components, has announced the appointment of Jill Cabral as general manager and Eric Haugland as national accounts manager.

Cabral will report directly to Scott Stolberg, president and CEO of AAEQ, EQ’s parent company, while Haugland will report directly to Cabral, according to a press release.

As general manager, Cabral will oversee sales, marketing and purchasing for EQ. She has more than 25 years of aftermarket experience. She worked 18 years at Bonded Motors, an engine builder based in the Los Angeles area and four years at SMP Sales/Don Gross Sales.

She has worked at AAEQ since 2006 in purchasing and administration.

Haugland also has more than 25 years of experience in automotive manufacturing, remanufacturing, machine shop and metal industries. He worked for AAEQ from 1999 to 2009 in sales, marketing, and motorsports and rejoins the company after working several years as national sales manager for a distribution company supplying engine builders.

Haugland will be responsible for EQ’s motorsports program and sales to national accounts.

“We are excited to announce the promotion of Jill and to welcome Eric back to our company,” said Stolberg. “Both of these individuals are deeply knowledgeable about our industry and know what it means to provide outstanding service to our customers.”