We are pleased to announce the addition of Matthew Johnson as a business advisor to Gluon for a term of six (6) months. Mr. Johnson is a disciplined senior executive, board member and strategist with over 38-years of experience. His core strengths are organizing fractured leadership structures to quickly align, produce growth and gain market share. He is president and the most senior executive of Altrom, a $200 million USD North American auto parts importing and distribution business. Altrom operates as a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), a $16 billion USD global publically traded company.
GPC has a vast array of subsidiaries, distributing over 7+ million different items and accessories, and supports over 6,000 NAPA Auto Parts stores throughout the United States, 700 wholesalers in Canada and 481 automotive locations in Australia and New Zealand.
Mr. Johnson was the founder, President and lead partner of Westborough Management Group where he demonstrated strong financial discipline and P&L management including business development. He has extensive experience in numerous strategic mergers and acquisitions in his current role at Altrom and also during his time as President & COO of Interamerican Motor Corporation and position at WORLDPAC, Inc.
Prior to forming Westborough Management Group, Matt also served in several executive and corporate officer roles at General Parts International, a company that was ultimately acquired for $2.04 billion by Advanced Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP).