San Rafael, Calif. – Jon Dehne, a senior auto care industry leader, has joined Marx Group Advisors as a vice president and member of the Advisory Board. Dehne has more than 15 years of experience with Advance Auto Parts, Solera Holdings, Inc. and Best Buy Company developing strategy and managing complex enterprise transformation initiatives, supply chain and merchandising activities aimed at achieving industry leadership.
Dehne currently provides consulting services focused on business development opportunities and strategic relationships for the auto care industry. Previously, he spent six years as senior vice president at Advance Auto Parts where he was responsible for market availability, inventory management and merchandising operations. Before that Dehne worked at Best Buy for more than 10 years as vice president of transformation.
“Jon is a senior leader with consistent achievements in building and executing a clear vision, implementing operational best practices and developing and deploying next phase growth strategy as an executive for leading top tier companies,” said Tom Marx, CEO, Marx Group Advisors. “He brings a wide breadth of industry knowledge and contacts to help enhance MGA’s market position. We are honored to have him join our team.”
Dehne earned an MBA from the University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from St. Cloud State University.
The Advisory Board of Marx Group Advisors plays a critical role within the organization, providing strategy and relationships within the aftermarket. In addition to Dehne, the Advisory Board includes the following aftermarket leaders: John Nodson, Chip Carlson, Howard Kesten, Lou Merz, Rick Rollins and Denise Rondini.
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. The company is engaged in all channels of the industry, including manufacturing, warehouse distribution, program groups, jobbers and service and repair chains.
For more information on Marx Group Advisors, phone 415-453-0844.