Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2007
Turbonetics is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Vieth, age 48, of Oregon, Ohio as its Director of Sales and OE Development. For the past 23 years Jon has been active in the aftermarket and OE automotive industry, getting his start with Goody's Truck Parts (Toledo, Ohio) in 1983 and had been with Transmission Technologies Corporation (TTC) in Farmington Hills, Michigan for the past 11 years. While at TTC, Jon held the position of Product Line Manager, working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and the Original Equipment Service (OES) along with the Independent Aftermarket. During this time he has attended many industry events and on numerous occasions has been a guest speaker at APRA and International Truck Parts Association (ITPA) conferences.
Brad Lewis, Turbonetics President recently stated upon Vieth's hiring, "Turbonetics is excited about the industry contacts and sales opportunities that Jon brings to our company. Jon's passion for racing and involvement in the aftermarket, combined with his in-depth knowledge and experience in partnering with original equipment manufactures, gives Turbonetics a stronger presence in both industries. We look forward to having Jon as part of the Turbonetics team."
On weekends during the race season, Jon attends various NMRA, FFW and Super Chevy events listening to the voice of the customers. This information is then disseminated into product development such as the TREMEC TKO-500 and TKO-600 transmissions that are being retro-fit in classic cars today. Jon attended Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, Ohio). For 16 years he was active as a basketball referee officiating high school basketball games in Northwest Ohio and NCAA Division I college games throughout the Midwest. Jon enjoys golf and family vacations along with watching NCAA sporting events. Jon has been married for 26 years to wife Marilyn, they have three children, Joshua (25), Megan (23) and Marty (20).
For nearly three decades, Turbonetics has been a leading source for turbochargers, heat exchangers, controls and related forced induction performance items. Today, Turbonetics manufactures turbo and intercooler products for gasoline as well as diesel passenger and industrial applications. It is Turbonetics mission to produce the highest quality performance forced induction systems, components and accessories, resulting in unsurpassed customer satisfaction and leading edge technology, based on a proven history of engineering and racing experience. All Turbonetics products are backed by a one year, no-fault / no-hassle warranty. For more information and the name of the nearest distributor, you can contact Turbonetics at (805) 581-0333 or visit http://www.TurboneticsInc.com.