Brent Berman of Federal-Mogul Named 2016 Chairman of AASA Technology Council
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Brent Berman, director, training and consumer experience, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, was named the 2016 chairman of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Technology Council during the recent 2015 AASA Technology Conference.
Berman has served on the AASA Technology Council (ATC) board of governors for four years and has helped lead efforts to raise the visibility and relevance of the Council. His responsibilities at Federal-Mogul include cataloging, training and e-commerce process support.
He succeeds Lisa Henkel, CRM / end market development manager for Gates Corp., who served as ATC chairperson for 2014 and 2015. She will continue to serve on the ATC Board as an ex officio member.
Matt Carlson, director, enterprise architecture, Tenneco, also was named to the AASA Technology Council (ATC) board of governors. He has responsibility for directing the global IT areas of enterprise architecture and project shaping, which includes aligning strategic business requirements to the Tenneco Enterprise Architecture roadmaps.
“The ATC is very fortunate to have strong, visionary leaders,” said Chris Gardner, AASA vice president and ATC executive director. “Lisa helped lead the Council’s growth and launch of new committees. Brent already is pushing the Council to consider the implications of the ‘Internet of Things.’ Matt will bring a strong IT background to the board. The ATC is in good hands for providing critical benefits to members for the future.”
Other current board members include Ron Haimbaugh, manager, product and catalog data, SKF, and Patrick Enniss, catalog manager, Wix Filtration. Susan Ulrey, executive director, customer experience, Tenneco, has completed her term as ex officio member and will no longer serve on the board.
About the ATC
The AASA Technology Council (ATC) is a forum for networking and exchange of best practices focusing on current and emerging technologies that support members’ efforts to reduce costs, improve efficiencies and pursue new business opportunities.
AASA (www.aftermarketsuppliers.org) exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products which support 710,000 employees in the United States. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “AASA, The Voice for the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry”