Accuride taps Pape and Younger for senior sales positions

Jan. 1, 2020
John Younger has signed on with wheel maker Accuride Corp. as its director of aftermarket sales, and Tony Pape has moved up to become vice president of national accounts.

John Younger has signed on with wheel maker Accuride Corp. as its director of aftermarket sales, and Tony Pape has moved up to become vice president of national accounts.

“I am extremely pleased to have Tony accept this critical new sales position and to have John join Accuride and lead our aftermarket team,” says Rick Schomer, senior vice president of marketing and sales. “The talent, depth of experience and credentials of John and Tony will allow them to pave the way to further strengthen our existing customer relationships as well as creating opportunity to build new relationships in both the aftermarket and OEM sectors.”

With more than 30 years of industry experience in sales, marketing and operations, Younger most recently served as national sales manager for Webb Wheel Products. Younger previously held a range of related positions with Carlisle Corp., ArvinMeritor and Euclid. He has Executive MBA and BS degrees from Columbus University.

Pape has 23 years of marketing and sales experience in the commercial vehicle industry. He joined Accuride in 2005 as vice president of aftermarket sales and most recently served as the company’s vice president of marketing. Prior to joining Accuride, he spent more than 14 years with ArvinMeritor in various marketing, sales and finance positions. Pape has a MBA and BS from University of Illinois and serves as a board member for the Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN).

For more information, visit www.accuride.com.

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