Lubricant Distributor Hires New Sales Director

Jan 27, 2014

Pomona, Calif.-based Motul USA, a distributor of synthetic lubricants for powersports and automotive applications, recently appointed Ron Aparicio as its director of sales and marketing.

Prior to joining the Motul USA team, Aparicio served as director of sales for 10 years at Walker Products Inc., where he was responsible for aftermarket sales and management of outside sales representatives. Aparicio also oversaw all aftermarket sales channels and buying groups.

“We are excited in welcoming Ron to our organization,” said Dave Wolman, Motul USA president. “His proven leadership in sales and his deep involvement in the industry will help guide us with our expansion in the USA.”

Aparicio currently serves as chairman of CAWA, a nonprofit trade association that represents automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers, jobbers, warehouse distributors and retailers. He has served in several positions in the CAWA for more than five years.

“I look forward to further expanding the Motul brand in North America,” Aparicio said.