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LKQ announces new CEO for Fource

LKQ Europe has announced the appointment of Alex Gelbcke as CEO of Fource.

Effective September 1, Gelbcke takes over the position from current CEO Sinon Galvin.

Alex Gelbcke

Gelbcke will take over daily management of the Fource companies in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France, which are known in the market as Fource, IPAR, CarSys, VanEsch, VHIP, LKQ Belgium, and VHIP France respectively.

He will report to LKQ Europe’s CEO, Arnd Franz, and will become a member of the European executive team.

Gelbcke has over 25 years of management, marketing, sales, and operational experience in various cultural environments within well-established companies, including Total and Tenneco.

“I am extremely excited to join the LKQ Europe and Fource team which has consistently exhibited a clear vision and fantastic drive to the industry,” said Gelbcke.

“Being part of LKQ Europe and Fource is a dream for anyone who is passionate, like me, about the independent aftermarket and wants to see it develop through excellence and innovation.”