Terry McCormack, CARDONE Industries Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has announced that he will step down as CEO of the world’s largest privately owned remanufacturer, but will continue as the Executive Chairman. Effective August 3, 2015.His successor as CEO will be Stan Gowisnock.
"Stan comes into this position with the full support of the Board of Directors as well as the Cardone family," said McCormack. "For the past 3 years, Stan has been a member of our board of directors. With more than 30 years of leadership in the automotive aftermarket, technology and innovation space, he is an ideal selection to ensure our future business strategy aligns with Cardone values, customers, channel partners, and market needs."
A former President of DST Inc., Gowisnock has a broad background in sales and marketing, engineering, and technology. In his new role, Gowisnock will further develop CARDONE’s new product innovation strategy and sustain focus on customer satisfaction, the company says.
"Stan started out in this industry when he was 16 years old, working at an auto parts store. Working there through his early 20’s, he became familiar with the Cardone family name and built a foundation for understanding the needs and expectations of our aftermarket customers." McCormack said, "He has built a career marked by strong relationships and brings a full complement of executive managerial experience — particularly with respect to the application of the most current technologies that will support our ‘New CARDONE 5-Year Vision’... a vision with one focus — its customers."
About CARDONE Industries
CARDONE Industries, Inc., founded in 1970, is a leading supplier of automotive replacement parts with 6,000 employees across the USA, Canada and Mexico. CARDONE offers a full spectrum of products and services, including more than 90 remanufactured and new product lines.