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Affinia Announces New Sr. Account Executive

For Raybestos Brake and Chassis Retail Markets

McHenry, IL — June 6, 2012  - Tim Dobie has joined the Raybestos® brand brake and chassis parts sales team – a member of the Affinia family of brands – as the new Sr. Account Executive for Retail Markets.

Dobie will manage the sales, marketing, pricing and product development for Raybestos brake and chassis retail customers. Dobie will be based in the McHenry, IL office and will report to Bruce Tartaglione, Sr. Vice President Sales, Affinia Brake and Chassis.

 “His skills in developing team cooperation and cohesiveness, driving increased product sales and fostering exceptional customer relationships is integral to our sales strategies,” said Tartaglione.

Dobie is a graduate of DePaul University with a Bachelor’s in Business Management and Marketing. He brings more than 30 years of sales experience in the automotive industry and has a proven ability to drive sales and customer satisfaction. Most recently, Dobie was Regional Sales Manager with UCI-Fram Group, where he was responsible for the sales force. Prior to UCI, Tim held increasingly responsible positions, most recently as National Sales Manager at ArvinMeritor.

For more information on Raybestos brand brake and chassis products, visit, or call 800-323-0354.

Raybestos® brand brake and chassis parts are produced by affiliated companies in Affinia’s Global Brake & Chassis Group, the leading manufacturer of braking systems and chassis parts in the transportation industry. The brake line includes everything from brake drums to rotors, pads, shoes and hydraulic parts, while the chassis line features tie rods, ball joints, idler arms and sway bar links. Raybestos brand braking and chassis systems are also the only systems used by NASCAR’s Joe Gibbs Race Team in competition. For more information about Raybestos brakes, visit For more information on Raybestos chassis visit

Affinia Group Inc. is an innovative global leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of industrial grade products and services, including extensive offerings of aftermarket parts for automotive and heavy-duty vehicles. With approximately $2.0 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit