Brake Parts Names Wawrzyniak Chief Legal Officer

Source: Brake Parts Inc

MCHENRY, Ill. –Jeff Wawrzyniak has joined Brake Parts Inc as chief legal officer, it was announced Dec. 10, 2019 by David Overbeeke, president and CEO.

Prior to joining BPI, Wawrzyniak served as chief legal, compliance and human resources officer, corporate secretary for Cardone Industries, Inc. He also held the roles of senior corporate counsel and compliance officer for Cooper Tire and Rubber Company; deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer for Affinia Group Inc.; and senior counsel and assistant compliance officer for Dana Corporation.

His previous experience also includes private practice with Seyfarth Shaw LLP and William Montgomery & John, Ltd. in Chicago, as well as the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. Wawrzyniak earned a B.A. in economics from University of Toledo, a J.D. from University of Toledo College of Law and an MBA from Duke University.

“We are very pleased to welcome Jeff Wawrzyniak to Brake Parts Inc as chief legal officer,” said Overbeeke. “Jeff brings a unique mix of legal expertise and industry knowledge to his new role. He will serve as legal counsel and business advisor to the BPI senior leadership team, providing insight and advice on the direction and activities of the organization.”

About Brake Parts Inc

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) is committed to leading the global automotive aftermarket as the premier manufacturer and supplier of brake system components, including its respected flagship Raybestos® brand. The company’s primary focus is the growth and profitability of its customers through a collaborative platform of quality, innovation, dedication and integrity. A supplier to major auto parts organizations, BPI has a demonstrated commitment to research, development and testing of its entire product offering, including friction, rotors, drums, calipers and hydraulic products, ensuring that they meet or exceed original equipment fit, form and function requirements. For more information, visit

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