MCHENRY, Ill. – July 24, 2018 – Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Edward J. West as its vice president, general counsel and secretary, it was announced today by David Overbeeke, president and CEO.
“We welcome Ed West to Brake Parts Inc and are pleased to have him on board as our vice president, general counsel and secretary. As his background shows, he brings more than legal expertise to his new position,” said Overbeeke. “Ed will serve as a legal and business advisor to the BPI and Remy senior leadership teams, advising and influencing the direction and activities of the firm.”
Prior to joining BPI, West worked for Archer-Daniels-Midland Company in Chicago, Illinois as associate general counsel, corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes senior corporate counsel at Tenneco Inc. West has over 20 years of legal experience, having spent the majority of his career at Baker McKenzie LLP in both the London, U.K. and Chicago offices, advising clients on domestic and international transactions and projects.
West earned his master of arts in jurisprudence from Oxford University.
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 www.brakepartsinc.com.