ATLANTA, Georgia – July 2021 – Curt McDowell, vice president of e-commerce solutions for N.A. Williams, has been appointed to the board of directors of the California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA) to establish an eCommerce Task Force. The appointment was made by Mike Mohler, chairman of the CAWA board.
“Curt comes to CAWA leadership with a diverse background in technology, sales, process engineering and management,” said Mohler. “We will look forward to his participation and contributions as a member of the board and in assisting CAWA to achieve its goals as an effective automotive aftermarket industry organization.”
McDowell has over 30 years of business development, sales, account management, process engineering, IT, and management experience. He has worked with global partners and cross functional teams to design and deploy supply chain processes that significantly reduced both delivery times and capital expenditures in both the automotive and consumer electronics fields. With over 25 years of business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce experience, McDowell led programs that deployed global enterprise e-commerce solutions for Hughes Aircraft, General Motors and Royal Dutch Shell which involved many suppliers and global ERP solutions.
At ChannelAdvisor, Inc., McDowell applied his business development, sales, and supply chain experience to help build a network of strategic global partners to facilitate the listing, selling, and fulfillment of automotive parts and accessories making automotive one of ChannelAdvisor’s largest categories. He also managed the global partner and category management team at ChannelAdvisor to improve strategic partnerships at the category level to optimize the company’s ability to help retailers sell online.
About N.A. Williams
N.A. Williams Company is a leading manufacturers’ representative firm that provides sales, field training, call center services, and data analytics to the North American auto care and commercial vehicle industry. Founded in 1934, N.A. Williams is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with six satellite offices and over one hundred associates. For more information, visit www.nawilliams.com.