People Watching 7/31/18

Ned Aguilar is now the vice president of sales and marketing for TireHub. Aguilar most recently was vice president of business development for the Consumer Integrated Division of Bridgestone Americas. His background also includes time as the vice president of sales and marketing for Morgan Tire & Auto/Tires Plus.

• Collision repair equipmentmaker Spanesi Americas has added Dan Dziuban to its technical trainer team, which creates curriculum and delivers all educational activities for Spanesi Americas’ customers, distributors, and internal staff members across the United States and Canada. Dziuban — who has over 20 years of experience in the automotive and industrial coatings industry — recently owned and operated his own auto repair facility.

• Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) has named Ron Stach as its vice president of aftersales, responsible for the company’s parts and service department. Stach was the senior vice president of sales for Volkswagen of America.

• Jaxen Stewart of Council Grove, KS is the 2018 Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Outstanding Student. Stewart attends Pittsburg State University, studying automotive technology. After he graduates in 2020, he wants to work for a dealership or independent repair shop for a few years to further his knowledge and experience. His goal is to operate his own automotive service facility.