Robert Zhu to Share Insights on the Evolving China Aftermarket at the 2020 AASA Global Summit
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – AASA announces Robert Zhu, Chairman and CEO of WONH Global Industries, manufacturer and distributor of TrakMotive branded products, as a featured speaker during the 2020 AASA Global Summit, which will be held Feb. 7 in Coral Gables, Fla.
During his informative presentation, “Regional Report: Evolving China Aftermarket," Zhu will provide invaluable highlights of the latest shifts and trends shaping the aftermarket in China.
Robert Zhu has been in the automotive aftermarket for 27 years and brings a wide scope of experience and insight into the industry. He started his career in 1992 developing the Australian First Aid C.V. axle company in Melbourne. In 1996, he started his investment of a new C.V. axle factory, WONH Auto Parts Company in Ningbo, China. In 2006, Zhu founded WONH Global Industries in China and Advanced Innovative Technologies (A.I.T.) in the U.S. In 2014, he co-founded A.I.T. in Toronto, Canada and founded the WONH Business School. In 2014, WONG Group Europe (WGE) was established to distribute TrakMotive products in the European market. In 2015, the TrakMotive brand officially started global brand image promotion. In 2018, Robert launched his business expansion for the China Aftermarket.
“Robert’s deep insights and wealth of experience in the China aftermarket are extremely valuable to understanding this constantly shifting business landscape,” said Ben Brucato, Senior Director of Engagement and Executive Director of the Overseas Automotive Council (OAC). “We are honored to feature his unique perspective at the 2020 AASA Global Summit.”
“China's aftermarket is traveling at an unbelievable speed. Several companies have enjoyed five or more times growth annually in the past three years,” Zhu said. “There are certainly challenges to be faced - the time for opportunity is now.”
Additional information about the 2020 AASA Global Summit, presented by OAC, including registration and hotel accommodations can be accessed by visiting oacevent.com.
AASA (www.aftermarketsuppliers.org) exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 871,000 American jobs. 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 of the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Industry”
Overseas Automotive Council (OAC) is the international aftermarket council of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), which is the light vehicle aftermarket division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association. The Council promotes the sale in foreign markets of automotive and heavy duty products manufactured in North America. Those products include components, accessories, chemicals, hand and power tools, service maintenance and repair equipment, and paint and body supplies for both cars and trucks. OAC has more than 350 members in more than 40 countries. More information is available through its website, www.oac-intl.org.