Ziegler to retire as Senior Sales Manager after a career of more than 47 years in the automotive aftermarket
Irvine, Calif.—CTR America, a worldwide OE chassis manufacturer based in South Korea, is bidding farewell to Jim Ziegler as he retires from his position as Senior Sales Manager. With a career spanning over 47 years in the automotive aftermarket, CTR stated that Ziegler has been an “invaluable asset” to CTR America and the industry.
Prior to joining CTR America, Ziegler held positions as National Sales Manager at GSP, and as Sales and Marketing Director at Leacree Automotive. He also held the role of Director of Sales and Marketing at AIT Corp, and Eastern USA Sales Manager at NewTek Automotive, he expanded the brand’s reach. His 32-year tenure as a District Sales Manager at Affinia showcased his leadership and expertise in managing the product supply chain.
Michael Rukov, the newly appointed Director of Sales for North America, said, “We are immensely grateful for Jim Ziegler’s remarkable contributions to CTR America. His extensive experience and strategic insights have been instrumental in our company’s growth and success. We wish him the very best in his well-deserved retirement and know that his impact will be felt for years to come.”
Jimmy Ji, General Director of CTR America, added, “We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Jim for his outstanding service and dedication throughout his tenure. His impressive career journey in the automotive industry is a testament to his remarkable skills and unwavering commitment. We wish him a fulfilling retirement filled with joy and new adventures.”