LAKE FOREST, Ill.--()--UCI-FRAM Group announced today the appointment of J. Brett McBrayer as President of its Airtex fuel delivery business and its ASC cooling systems business.
Brett has more than 20 years of business and manufacturing experience, both in the U.S. and internationally. He comes to UCI-FRAM Group from Rio Tinto Alcan, where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Alcan Cable business. Prior to joining Rio Tinto Alcan, he was Vice President and General Manager of the Special Metals Division of Precision Castparts Corp., and before that spent 20 years in roles of increasing responsibility with Alcoa Inc.
At Airtex, Brett follows Dee Monge, who previously announced his retirement as of the end of 2012 after leading the business for more than 20 years. At ASC, Tom Blackerby will be leaving the company to pursue other interests.
About UCI-FRAM Group
UCI-FRAM Group is among North America's largest and most diversified companies servicing the vehicle replacement parts and car care market. Our industry leading businesses include Airtex Products, ASC Industries, Autolite, FRAM Filtration, Holts, Prestone, and Wells Vehicle Electronics.
We supply a broad range of automotive products under well-known industry brands, including: Airtex® fuel delivery, cooling systems, and vehicle electronics; ASC® water pumps, Autolite® spark plugs and wire sets; FRAM® and Luber-Finer® filters; Prestone® antifreeze and car care products; and Wells® vehicle electronics.
Our customer base includes leading aftermarket companies as well as a diverse group of original equipment manufacturers in the automotive, trucking and various industrial vehicle markets. We operate through a global network of manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and offices located throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and China.