Leading automotive parts distributor The Parts Alliance has appointed Mark Eburne as its new President and COO.
Mark is an entrepreneurial business leader with extensive board experience at a number of complex, multi-site businesses across several industry sectors such as automotive, construction, utilities and support services.
During his career, Mark has held senior roles at companies including Wolseley, National Grid, RAC and TRW. Most recently, he was Chief Executive at building parts manufacturer Sigmat. Mark said: “I’m incredibly excited to join the team at The Parts Alliance. This is a successful business with a fantastic reputation for service, quality and the passion of its people.
“With its ongoing investment in market-leading technology, an expanding nationwide distribution network and close relationships with the world’s foremost OE manufacturers, The Parts Alliance is a business that is rightly ambitious.” “I look forward to working with the team to help our people, our customers and our suppliers prosper in the months and years ahead.”
Mark will join the nationwide motor factor, which operates more than 170 branches, on 20 September 2021. He succeeds former President and COO Neil Croxson, who left the business in June 2021.
The Parts Alliance CFO Sally Dowling said: “We’re delighted to welcome Mark to the team. He’s a strategic and passionate business leader with a proven track record for success who will hit the ground running.
“He joins The Parts Alliance during an exciting period of growth and opportunity, when the automotive aftermarket has demonstrated not just its resilience to the pandemic, but its great potential to thrive as an essential service.”