Mike Carr, an executive of Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive, building, and energy storage industries, will extend his leadership to a key industry association.
Carr, who is vice president and general manager for Aftermarket, U.S./Canada, for the Power Solutions business unit, joined the Board of Governors of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) in January of 2014.
As a board member, Carr will help the organization set strategic priorities, select annual initiatives and help manage financial decisions within AASA.
“I am proud to join the board of an organization dedicated to advancing the automotive aftermarket industry’s objectives through collaboration,” Carr said. “I look forward to helping the industry continue to adapt to our customers’ dynamic needs.”
AASA exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, which support 710,000 employees in the United States. AASA is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members. AASA is a market segment of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA).
Carr was nominated to serve on the board by AASA president and chief operating officer Bill Long, and then elected by the current AASA Board of Governors.
“We are pleased to welcome Mike as a new member of the AASA board of governors,” said Bill Long. “He will be an asset to the board and is certainly representative of the caliber of experience, talent and leadership that constitutes these AASA leaders who help guide the association in serving the needs of the automotive aftermarket supplier community.”
Carr joined Johnson Controls Power Solutions in 1992. Prior to assuming his current role, he served as vice president of Sales and Marketing in both the United States and Europe. He was also vice President and general manager for the South America Battery Business and the Americas Recycling Business.