May 19, 2014
, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, is pleased to announce an addition to its executive leadership team.
joins AAMCO as the chief operating officer (COO) and will also serve as the top marketing executive.
Rajkowski comes to AAMCO with significant leadership experience in the automotive retail sector. Prior to joining AAMCO, Rajkowski held chief marketing officer and chief operating officers posts during his time at Heartland Automotive Services. Prior to these positions, he held several leadership roles at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He served as general manager overseeing retail sales, director of marketing and merchandising and director of trade marketing. Before working at Goodyear, Rajkowski was national sales director at Mars, Inc.
AAMCO president and CEO,
"I am extremely pleased to have Rob join the AAMCO leadership team. Rob brings to AAMCO tremendous experience in managing both store operations for large automotive service companies as well as an extensive background in consumer marketing. His diverse background positions him well to lead the AAMCO Operations & Marketing organizations and to work closely with the AAMCO franchisees in executing our growth strategy."
Ponton joined AAMCO in
and also serves as president and CEO of American Driveline Systems, Inc. the parent company of AAMCO Transmissions, Inc., Cottman Transmission Systems, LLC and Global Powertrain Systems, Inc., which is majority owned by
American Capital, Ltd
. (NASDAQ: ACAS).
is the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and a leader in total car care services. AAMCO has over 700 automotive centers throughout the
. Established in 1962, AAMCO centers are proud to have served more than 45 million drivers. For more information, visit