ITW Adds Vince Cipresso as VP and General Manager of its Car Care Division

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A 25-year veteran in the consumer products space, Cipresso will lead the $300 million division as the company continues to focus on consumers and innovation

Vince is a proven automotive aftermarket leader and strategist, and we’re proud to welcome him to the ITW family.

ITW Car Care, a leader in servicing the automotive aftermarket with best-selling and innovative car care products, announced today a new member of their leadership team. Vince Cipresso has joined the organization as Vice President and General Manager of the Car Care Division. Based in the company’s Houston office, Cipresso will be responsible for leading more than 300 employees in the division and growing the automotive aftermarket brands Rain-X®, Gumout®, Black Magic®, Wynn’s®, Full Throttle® and Química TF®.

“Vince is a proven automotive aftermarket leader and strategist, and we’re proud to welcome him to the ITW family,” said Mark Severin, Group President ITW Automotive Aftermarket. “Vince models ITW’s entrepreneurial culture and he will continue to leverage our industry leading Brands and Innovations to drive growth for Car Care and its partners. Vince’s addition to the strong Car Care team will help ensure that we continue providing tremendous value to our business partners and consumers – earning the right to be the preferred brands and partner of retailers and service providers throughout North America.”

Cipresso has 25 years of leadership experience in consumer product companies with a large portion of that time in the automotive and powersports aftermarket. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Aftermarket for Dover Precision Components. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Performance Motorsports International where he served as President.

“ITW Car Care’s contribution to the car care category has been revolutionary, and I’m honored to join a team responsible for pioneering world-class products in the automotive aftermarket,” Cipresso said. “With the help of an amazing team, I’ve hit the ground running here at ITW Car Care and look forward to continuing to deliver the best value and products to our consumers and customers.”

To learn more about ITW Car Care’s brands and other ITW automotive aftermarket brands, visit

About ITW Car Care
ITW Car Care, headquartered in Houston, specializes in servicing the automotive aftermarket, selling car care products under the Rain-X®, Gumout®, Black Magic®, Wynn’s®, Full Throttle® and Química TF® brands. These brands compete in the wiper blade, appearance chemical, compounds & adhesives and performance chemicals segments of the automotive aftermarket. Many of our brands are #1 in their respective categories.

ITW Car Care products are sold in do-it-yourself retailers like Walmart, Target, AutoZone, Advance Auto Parts, Pep Boys Auto Parts & Service, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Dollar General, The Home Depot and Amazon as well as do-if-for-me service providers like new car dealerships and oil change locations. ITW Car Care is most admired for the strong heritage of its brands, continuous product innovation and advertising that are unmatched in the industry.

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