AJ Wagner, Auto Industry Veteran Joins ChannelNet as Board Member
DEARBORN, MI--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2012) - ChannelNet, a leader in multichannel
customer engagement, today announces AJ Wagner as the newest Board Member. Mr. Wagner,
President of AJ Wagner & Associates, LLC, and former President of Ford Motor Credit
Company North America, and corporate Vice President of Ford Motor Company, its parent,
is an innovative automotive industry leader.
"AJ is a terrific addition to our Board," states Paula Tompkins, ChannelNet CEO and
Founder in making the announcement. "AJ's appointment brings unparalleled expertise
that will play a key role in advising ChannelNet's development of next generation
automotive industry solutions."
With decades of leadership experience in the automotive industry, Mr. Wagner was
responsible for the field organization serving Ford, Lincoln Mercury, Aston Martin,
Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, and Mazda dealers, commercial lending services and the
major accounts unit at Ford Motor Credit. Wagner's leadership includes automotive
marketing, dealer relations, brand relationships and operations management where
he ran a multi-billion dollar a year profit center.
"As a leader in user-centered design, ChannelNet is in the automotive industry
vanguard providing both dealers and vehicle owners with innovative solutions and
capabilities online," says Wagner. "I look forward to serving as a board member as
ChannelNet continues to innovate for an evolving industry striving to serve rapidly
evolving dealer and customer needs."
For 25 years ChannelNet has been the leading provider of multichannel marketing
solutions for the home improvement, automotive, retail, and financial services industries.
ChannelNet’s patented software, SiteBuilder™, allows customers to conduct research
online and complete transactions either online, at a store, through a call center,
or on a mobile device. ChannelNet has created thousands of solutions for hundreds
of companies worldwide including BMW, Hunter Douglas, Ford Motor Company, Benjamin
Moore Paints, Hyundai, Kia, Saks Fifth Avenue, Volkswagen, College Pro, World Omni
Financial Corp., California Closets, Harman Kardon, Motorola, Hallmark, and many
others. ChannelNet is a privately held company based in Sausalito, California and
Detroit, Michigan. ChannelNet’s solutions include networks of corporate, brand and
sales channel web sites, personalized microsites, guided selling tools, and communication
portals. Visit www.channelnet.com for more information, and follow frequent updates
on Twitter (@channelnet) and Facebook (ChannelNet).