October 31, 2012
Veteran aftermarket executive is also a member of firm’s advisory board
San Rafael, CA – Marx Group Advisors announced today that John Nodson has been named vice president. Nodson will be responsible for providing hands-on experience as analyst and dealmaker for acquisitions and divestitures. Nodson is also an Advisory Board member of Marx Group Advisors.
Before joining Marx Group Advisors, Nodson was with Standard Motor Products for 35 years. In his final position there he was the director of marketing, where he provided leadership for business units building and managing multiple brands and full lines of engine management, brake products and retail accessories.
Since 2009, Nodson has been the vice president of research for The Marx Group, an allied organization of Marx Group Advisors that specializes in marketing communications in the automotive and commercial vehicle aftermarket. In that role he has been managing the market research department, including primary and secondary research, focus groups, online studies; he also works with major data providers to help clients select the right information to incorporate into customized data analyses.
“Research plays an important role in mergers and acquisitions as clients search for the right acquisition or sale candidate,” said Tom Marx, CEO, Marx Group Advisors. “With his background and knowledge, John helps pull all the pieces together.”
Nodson is also the president of the Sagacious Advisor Group, working with select companies by joining their management team to help overcome challenges, take advantage of timely opportunities and develop new business. Nodson holds a B.S. degree in business from California State University, Long Beach, and earned an MBA from the University of Utah.
The Advisory Board of Marx Group Advisors plays a critical role, providing strategy and aftermarket industry network and relationships. In addition to Nodson, the advisory board is composed of David Barbeau, Jack Creamer, Howard Kesten, Louis Merz and Chip Carlson.
Marx Group Advisors assists automotive, commercial vehicle and heavy duty aftermarket companies with strategic consulting services for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as with capital formation for private equity placements.