Vickie Lehar
Brake Parts Inc


Brake Parts Inc Hires New President for BPI Europe

McHenry, IL — August 27, 2013 - William A. Fotino has accepted the position with Brake Parts Inc. as President, BPI Europe. Mr. Fotino will be re-locating and establishing a sales office in Stuttgart Germany to service the European customer base.

“We believe Bill’s extensive global experience will certainly help maximize BPI’s presence in Western and Eastern Europe and expand our market share,” said BPI President and CEO, David Overbeeke.  

Fotino previously worked for NAPD Chassis, where he served as General Manager. He was the founder and CEO of NAPD prior to that. After leaving NAPD, Bill worked for Affinia for two years before accepting this position with BPI. His extensive history includes serving as Executive V.P. of Würth, USA and Assistant Marketing Manager at Hershey Foods.

Fotino earned his Bachelor’s degree from Magdalen College, Oxford, England. He earned his MBA from Iona College/University Pennsylvania.

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) is one of the leading global manufacturers of braking systems in the transportation industry. The BPI brake product line includes everything from brake pads and rotors, to drums, shoes, calipers and hydraulic parts for the light and medium duty market. Raybestos® brakes are used by top racing teams in NASCAR® competition such as Joe Gibbs Racing, Roush Fenway Racing and Richard Petty Motorsports. For more information about Raybestos brakes, visit

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