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IAAF appoints new commercial vehicle committee chair

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Sue McKay, global category manager for commercial vehicles at TMD Friction, as its new head of the commercial vehicle section.

The IAAF recently confirmed new council members at its most recent annual general meeting, including formalising the appointment of new president, Craig McCracken.

McKay accedes the IAAF council role following a successful 25-year-long career in the commercial vehicle aftermarket, complementing her current position as global category manager for CV at braking specialist TMD Friction.

Mark Field, IAAF chief executive (left) with Sue McKay, new IAAF CV committee chair

Ms McKay said: “I’m delighted to join the IAAF council as head of the commercial vehicle section. I’ve been part of the IAAF CV committee for some time examining how the forum is led and developed.

“Together with [IAAF chief executive officer] Mark Field, we have tabled several topics affecting the commercial vehicle parts aftermarket, and will work with suppliers, distributors, and end users to addresses these challenges head on.

“We’re also going to develop interest within CV among colleges and schools, and engage more, new commercial vehicle members onto the IAAF committee to discuss how the Federation can best meet the needs of their business.”

Mark Field, chief executive at IAAF, added: “I’m delighted to confirm Sue McKay’s appointment as our new head of the CV section.

“Having someone so enthusiastic and knowledgeable in the role will galvanise the Federation to help us carve out a recognisable identity for CV, with new, dedicated and regular communications to the wider aftermarket on CV activity, and gathering of further market intelligence so we can advocate for the sector’s needs.”