Frank Oliveto of UTIL Group America Joins Global Brake Safety Council

Frank Oliveto is adding to an impressive career that covers 40 years of automotive experience in both OE and the aftermarket, with 37 years related to the brake industry. In 2012 he became VP of Sales & Marketing for the UTIL Group America. Frank is a former Chairman of the Brake Manufacturers council, the Friction Materials Standards Institute , as well as a current FMSI board member and President of FMSI. Mr. Oliveto has held other key executive positions in the brake industry such as Former Vice President of Sales for ADVICS North America and Director of Sales for HAYES Lemmerz Brakes and Powertrain groups.

“The Global Brake Safety Council offers regular insight on critical subjects that have a profound impact on braking safety,” stated Frank. “Drivers have benefitted greatly from the council’s work and I look forward to contributing toward ensuring brake safety awareness on many levels.”

Scott Lambert, current chairman of the GBSC, welcomed Mr. Oliveto and stressed that “Frank’s decision to join the GBSC and to strengthen our efforts on brake safety is a big win for our council. We expect his impact will be significant and are delighted to have him as a new member.”

Source: GBSC

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