COLMAR, Pa., April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM)  (the “Company”) today announced that Joseph P. Braun will join its management team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel effective April 24, 2019.  Mr. Braun succeeds Thomas J. Knoblauch who will continue as Corporate Counsel until his retirement at the end of this year. 

Kevin Olsen, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said “I’m excited to welcome Joe to our Leadership Team.  Joe’s background spans a broad spectrum of legal practice areas and he has extensive experience counseling publicly traded companies in all aspects of corporate and commercial law.  His strong business acumen will provide tremendous value as we continue to expand our leadership position in the passenger car and light, medium and heavy duty truck aftermarkets that we serve.  I’d like to thank Tom Knoblauch for his outstanding work as General Counsel over the past fourteen years.” 

Mr. Braun is an accomplished legal executive with more than 20 years’ experience advising publicly traded companies on corporate governance matters, SEC reporting and financing and M&A transactions.  He joins Dorman from his post as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Avantor, Inc.  Mr. Braun has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in his career, including Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions at Tyco International, after beginning his legal career in private practice at law firms in the Philadelphia area.  Mr. Braun is a graduate of the Temple University School of Law and West Chester University.   

About Dorman Products
Dorman Products, Inc. is a leading supplier of Dealer “Exclusive” replacement parts to the Automotive, Medium and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets. Dorman products are marketed under the Dorman®, OE Solutions™, HELP!®, AutoGrade™, First Stop™, Conduct‑Tite®, TECHoice™, Dorman® Hybrid Drive Batteries and Dorman HD Solutions™ brand names. 

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