Pat Biermann brings more than 40 years of experience to his new position as executive vice president and general manager of AMS Automotive’s Heavy Duty Group.

Biermann was most recently president of HD America, which he founded. Prior to his tenure with HDA, Biermann was director of heavy duty sales at Wagner Electric.

“We’re excited to have Pat on board the AMS team. His proven track-record for success, combined with his vast array of market knowledge and contacts will be instrumental in further developing our dual-market strategies for growth within the heavy duty and automotive aftermarkets,” said Chris Jackson, president of AMS.