Standard Motor Products Hires Jack Ramsey as New VP of Engine Management Marketing and Sales

May 14, 2019  |  Download PDF

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SMP announces the hire of Jack Ramsey as its new Vice President of Engine Management Marketing and Sales.

Prior to joining SMP, Mr. Ramsey spent a 26-year career at Gates Corporation where he held a number of increasingly responsible positions in sales, product management, and marketing; most recently serving as Gates Corporation's Senior Vice President, Automotive Replacement North America. During his career he has been responsible for sales, product management, pricing, advertising, catalog and data delivery, category management, and all other marketing activities to the light duty automotive and heavy-duty replacement channels in the U.S. and Canada

Mr. Ramsey will lead SMP's Engine Management and Wire & Cable marketing and training groups as well as assume sales and marketing responsibility for SMP's Blue Streak-Hygrade business in Canada.

Commenting on the announcement, Eric Sills, CEO and President, SMP, said, "We're excited to have such an experienced leader as Jack join our marketing and sales operations to support our strategic initiatives and better serve the needs of SMP and our customers."

About SMP

In its 100th year in business, Standard Motor Products, Inc. supplies independent professional auto technicians and automotive do-it-yourselfers with high-quality replacement parts for engine management ignition, emission and fuel systems as well as temperature control products for domestic and import cars and light trucks. SMP products are sold throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America and in many other countries around the world. For more information, download the SMP® Parts App 2.0 or visit