Norcross, GA – April 5, 2016 – Mighty Distributing System of America, a leader in automotive aftermarket products and services, announces the recent addition of a newly created executive position to promote franchise system growth, expand further into international markets and explore merger and acquisition opportunities.
Josh D’Agostino has joined Mighty as Vice President – Business Development, bringing the Company extensive experience implementing highly successful strategies that drive growth.
“We are pleased to attract an executive with Josh’s experience and background to Mighty,” said Ken Voelker, President and CEO of Mighty. He continued, “this newly created position of Vice President – Business Development exemplifies our commitment to long term growth.”
Before joining Mighty, Mr. D’Agostino spent almost nine years with Genuine Parts Company/NAPA Auto Parts in new business development where he helped expand the business opportunity of NAPA store ownership to new owners, existing owners and competitive brands. He was also heavily involved in sourcing, negotiating, qualifying and closing acquisitions of competitive auto parts companies.
In his new role at Mighty, D’Agostino will serve on the executive management team and be responsible for growing company operations, franchise development and support, international expansion and competitive acquisitions.
“I’m thrilled to have this unique opportunity with Mighty Auto Parts to help lead our franchisee and overall company growth,” said D’Agostino. “Mighty has a tremendous history, and I’m looking forward to contributing to its continued success.”
About Mighty Distributing System of America
Mighty Distributing System of America, a franchisor of sales and services in aftermarket auto parts, is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia and supports 110 distributors in 41 states and four international markets. The Mighty System features attentive local service, inventory management expertise, classroom and on-site training in conjunction with extensive offerings of OE quality underhood and undercar parts, chemical products, lubricants and shop supplies. The Mighty business model attracts independent repair shops, quick lubes, tire centers and new car dealerships across the nation and abroad. Recognized as a “top 25 franchise brand” by The Wall Street Journal, Mighty’s unique approach of dealing directly and exclusively with automotive professionals began in 1963.