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Jegs Automotive, Inc. Names New CEO
October 4, 2017
JEGS Automotive, Inc. announced Jeffrey R. Hennion as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hennion will start as CEO on October 16 and brings with him nearly 30 years of corporate and e-commerce experience to the company.
Jegs Automotive, Inc. Names New CEO

JEGS Automotive, Inc. announced Jeffrey R. Hennion as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Hennion will start as CEO on October 16.

“JEGS has a long tradition of success – with our customers, on the race track, and as a leading, high growth, e-commerce retailer,” said Jeg Coughlin, Jr., co-owner and VP of JEGS. “Based on the strength of our business and the JEGS brand, we felt that finding someone like Jeff would help us continue the successful trajectory and accelerate our growth to the next level.”

Hennion is an experienced leader, according to the company, bringing nearly 30 years of corporate and e-commerce experience to JEGS. Most recently, Hennion was EVP, Chief Marketing & e-Commerce Officer of GNC Holdings, Inc.

Hennion has also held leadership positions at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Branding Brand and Alcoa. Hennion has been a member of the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton Corp. since 2015 and acts as an advisor to a number of e-commerce startups and venture capital funds.

“I am thrilled to be joining one of the most iconic brands in the performance automotive and racing space,” said Hennion. “After more than 50 years of growth since Jeg Coughlin Sr. opened his speed shop, it’s not only a leader in the space today, but poised for incredible opportunity thanks to the strength of the JEGS team. I’m honored for the opportunity to be a part of the future at JEGS.”