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Akebono announces Erick Kinnunen as Regional Sales Manager

Kinnunen brings 40 years of experience in aftermarket sales, training and management, and most recently worked at KYB

Farmington Hills, Mich.—Akebono Brake Corporation has announced the addition of Erick Kinnunen as its new Regional Sales Manager, and brings 40 years of experience in aftermarket sales, training and management.

Kinnunen spent 20 years at KYB where in his most recent position he managed internal and external training and collaborated with the product and marketing teams to develop the best possible content for online and in-person training programs. He also held roles as Sr. Business Development Manager, Regional Manager and Territory/District Sales Manager, where he was responsible for account management and growing the business.

“I am excited to join Akebono Brake Corporation and look forward to driving success through dedication and a deep passion for the automotive aftermarket,” said Kinnunen. “Every customer deserves a choice, and I am committed to ensuring they have the best options available.”

Tommy Rivera, Sr. Director of Akebono Aftermarket Team at Akebono Brake Corporation, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Erick Kinnunen to the Akebono aftermarket team. His extensive experience and passion for the automotive industry make him a perfect fit for our mission to deliver top-quality brakes and exceptional service to our customers. We are confident that his expertise will help drive our growth and strengthen our presence in the market.”

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