Keith Marchiando Joins AP Exhaust Technologies as CFO

GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- AP Exhaust Technologies, LLC is pleased to announce Keith Marchiando as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and member of the AP Exhaust Executive team, effective May 2015. Following the appointment of CEO Chris Ostrander in February 2015, Marchiando's appointment represents another key milestone in the transformation of AP Exhaust Technologies, Inc.

Marchiando joins AP Exhaust with over 25 years of global finance experience. Most recently he was CFO of Perceptron, Inc., a publicly-traded global supplier of high technology measurement systems located in Plymouth, Mich. He previously held CFO roles at Carbon Motors, a startup company developing the world's first purpose-built law enforcement vehicle, and Dura Automotive, a $2.5 billion Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier to the automotive industry. He brings additional automotive experience from various finance roles he held at both Ford Motor Company and the Dow Chemical Company.

"I am truly delighted that Keith will be joining our organization. His wealth of experience in building and executing the financial infrastructure in global and complex businesses will be invaluable as we continue to align our company as the 'Best Value Provider' in the emissions industry and the best company with which to do business," said Ostrander.

Marchiando added, "AP Exhaust is a solid business that is positioned at an exciting and crucial stage of transformation. This represents an amazing opportunity for any senior leader and I feel privileged to have been given the chance to join the organization."

ABOUT AP Exhaust Technologies, LLC
Founded in 1927, AP Exhaust Technologies has become one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of automotive, light truck and heavy-duty exhaust and emissions products under the AP®, ANSA®, Cherry Bomb®, TruckEx®, Xlerator® and Silverline® brands among others. With roots that reach back to the very beginnings of the automotive exhaust system business, AP continues to provide the highest quality mufflers, exhaust pipes and catalytic converters to commercial customers and auto service professionals. Utilizing nearly half-a-million square feet of manufacturing area, AP engineers design, fit and test products to exacting standards, using the latest technologies and state-of-the-art processes. With numerous patented designs, AP continues to innovate exhaust and emissions products that offer improved performance and extended service life.

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