Tuesday, August 21

Centric Parts Names James Tucci as VP of Operations

Additional responsibilities include leading global quality and logistics teams

Carson, CACentric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, is pleased to announce that James Tucci has joined the company as its Vice President of Operations for the Centric®, Qualis and StopTech® divisions. Tucci will be responsible for the company’s warehouse, manufacturing, and re-manufacturing operations. In addition, he will lead its Global Quality and Logistics teams. The appointment of James Tucci is the latest addition to the company’s senior management team, which is led by its newly appointed President, Greg Woo.

“We are extremely pleased to have James Tucci as a part of our team. His experience and focus on continuous improvement strengthens our mission objective of Right Part, Right Place, Right Time, Right Price,” said Woo.

Prior to joining Centric, Tucci was the Vice President of Operations for Prime-Line Products in Redlands, CA, a home improvement hardware supplier. Earlier in his career, he held senior supply chain management and operations responsibilities at Fleetpride Inc. a heavy-duty truck and trailer parts distribution business.

Tucci holds both BA and MS degrees in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University.  He is a Lean Master, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt. Tucci is also a 19-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve.

About Centric Parts
Centric® Parts is a part of APC Automotive Technologies, a leading automotive aftermarket undercar parts platform. Centric Parts is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles, and racecars. Centric products are marketed under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® brands. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to OEM and private label customers.

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