GUD Holdings Limited (ASX:GUD) appoints former Ford executive as its next CEO

GUD Holdings Limited (ASX: GUD) has announced that its Managing Director and CEO Mr Jonathan Ling will be leaving the company on 30 September 2018 after a successful 5-year term where he led a transformation project to streamline the company’s product lines and brands.

Mr Ling will be replaced by Mr Graeme Whickman, the former CEO of Ford Australia and New Zealand who has spent over 20 years at Ford working across multiple geographies.

GUD Holdings also announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Disc Brakes Australia Pty Ltd. Disc Brakes supplies products to the automotive aftermarket and has a customer base that includes Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP) and Super Retail Group Ltd’s (ASX: SUL) Supercheap Auto.

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