President & CEO
Jamie Fraser began his career in the flight simulation business, building fixed based flight and maintenance trainers for F18, F-15, H-46, 747, A320 among other airframes. Following 11 years of fun with aviation technology, and having completed his MBA, Jamie was recruited by Amphenol Corp (APH on NYSE) where he delivered growth and profitability across multiple industries and products through organic growth and multiple acquisitions on his way to becoming Senior Vice President and Group General Manager, Interconnect Systems. Another 11 years later Jamie made the move from Amphenol to Northern Digital, where, as President and CEO, he and his team grew their image guided surgery technology straight through the Great Recession achieving 4 times growth in 3.5 years. Northern Digital was sold to Roper Technologies, ROP on NYSE in 2011, where Jamie advised Roper through the transition before moving to Laborie Medical Technologies serving as Executive Chairman and Interim CEO. Laborie was sold in 2016 having grown 5 times through organic and add-on acquisitions during his 4.5 years.When not driving for higher growth, he and his wife spend their time flying their general aviation airplane, scuba diving, and being kids again with their 6 grandchildren.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
With more than ten years managing the financial reports at AAMP, Steve has shown the energy, enthusiasm and complete dedication that has helped AAMP grow from a family-owned small company to the powerhouse company it has now become.
In his over twenty years of financial management experience, Steve has become known for being a conscientious and goals-oriented team player. He settles for nothing short of excellence in all that he does, and his staff recognizes that as a model. Steve is constantly looking for ways to enhance productivity and to generate a sense of initiative in those around him. He truly works to implement positive change on a daily basis.
Prior to AAMP, Steve managed financial operations at several companies including Metlife and American Express. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.
When Steve is not at AAMP, he is often spending time with his wonderful family including his wife and two energetic daughters. They enjoy sailing, museums, and adventure vacations. One of his Steve’s life goals is to visit every single one of America's National Parks. With just the Everglades, Mount Rainier and Glacier Bay parks under his belt, Steve has a long way to go.
Scott Forst is the President, Americas of AAMP Global, responsible for leading AAMP's largest business footprint: North & South America. In this role Scott is not only responsible for driving the strategic product development roadmap, but also AAMP's go-to-market efforts, and strategic partnerships across all sales channels including mass retailers, 12-volt specialists, distributors, and OEM partners. He comes to AAMP from Generations Brands, a global supplier of Decorative Lighting and Ceiling fans, where he served as the Vice President of Sales for the Feiss Lighting and Monte Carlo Fan division. Prior to Generation Brands Scott served in management, sales and marketing roles at Hunter Fan Company working for both Hunter Fan Company and Casablanca Fan Company. He received his bachelors degree from Florida State University. He spends his free time with his wife Hillary and his son Hudson.
EVP / GM Safety and Head of OEM Sales Partnerships
Brad Chapple is the Executive Vice President / General Manager of Safety at AAMP Global. In a world where road accidents are commonplace, Brad’s team of focused engineers, product strategists, sales and marketing, drive a category that is positively impacting people’s lives with technology. This includes strategy, design, development, product mix, personnel, training and support for sales channels including mass retailers, 12-volt specialists, distributors, and OEM partners of vehicle safety solutions.
Prior to AAMP Brad co-founded and served as CEO and President of Intraphex, a company specializing in the development and manufacturing of in-vehicle safety and infotainment technology. Intraphex’s quickly grew and was acquired by AAMP Global in 2013.
He received his bachelors degree from Michigan State University.
In his spare time Brad can be found spending time with his family attending his children’s sporting events, traveling, or enjoying his personal hobby, Flying General Aviation Airplanes.
EVP/GM Audio, Connectivity & Distributed Brands
Growth hacking before it was cool.
There aren't many things as moving as music. It can change a mood, spark nostalgia, define a moment. Our team of marketers,product developers, and audio engineers, appreciate music, and how important it is for humans of all types, which is why we build solutions that bring precise, beautiful, goose bump inducing musical reproduction to any vehicle, on road, off road and off shore.
As GM/EVP of Audio and Distributed brands, Marie leads a team of marketing, product development, events and customer training gladiators. Our team designs, develops, manufacturers and markets high performance audio systems and accessories and smartphone connectivity grab and go solutions. Additionally we lead the strategic brand positioning and go to market strategy for Phoenix Gold, Stinger and iSimple.
A BA in English and an MBA in Marketing, speaker, brand builder, and digital media addict, she started her career at AAMP running global marketing as CMO. Her previous life was in CPG where she served as Sr. Director of Strategic Initiatives at Catalina. Kicking off her career in the interactive advertising world, with the last gig being the Director of Marketing for the multi-billion dollar AOL. In her spare time she enjoys long walks to the Starbucks line, purging stress on the yoga mat, throwing up heavy weights, binge watching crime documentaries on Netflix and raising the four most awesome minions.
GM Integration and Infotainment
Brett Riggs is the head of Integration and Infotainment at AAMP Global. Brett started with PAC in 1995 when OEM integration and vehicle interfacing were becoming an everyday occurrence for the mobile installer. In his current role, he leads the strategic direction for the integration and infotainment categories and is in charge of product development and engineering. Brett earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and has previously worked for Delco Electronics Corp. giving him a perspective of OEM integration from both sides of the fence. Under Brett’s leadership PAC has become a leader in the field of aftermarket integration products and continues to offer the aftermarket audio / video market daily solutions to their needs. PAC’s patented Steering Wheel Control Interface (SWI-X) was developed by Brett and the expanding line of steering wheel control interfaces continue to sell thousands of units monthly emphasizing the need for solutions for the aftermarket industry. In his spare time Brett enjoys woodworking, car restoration and home remodeling.
Senior Vice President, Sales
Herb Brown, Senior Vice President of Sales at AAMP Global, has 25 years of experience in the vehicle entertainment industry; 23 of them with AAMP. In his current role, Herb oversees a fourteen member direct staff of hungry sales warriors, eight domestic rep firms employing over twenty individual field sales reps that cover the continental US, and the in-field AAMP sales team: Team Phantom.
He began his career with AAMP in 1992 with a dynamic goal of making sure every customer fully understood and experienced the value of high level service as well as industry leading products. Herb received top sales awards as a sales associate and was promoted to National Sales Manager before being named Vice President of Sales.
An experienced industry professional that pushes his team to permeate the AAMP brand across all sales channels with a strong foundational belief in relationship selling. He and his wife's free time is mostly spent at high School Baseball, Football, or Golf matches watching their two sons compete. He is also an umpire instructor for high school and Little League baseball.
Global Human Resources Manager
Katie Quinn is AAMP’s Global Human Resources Manager, where she is responsible to AAMP’s most important resource, humans! Katie oversees culture, talent acquisition, benefits administration, and HR compliance. Katie spent the last five years managing top legal talent for Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP in both Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, GA. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of South Florida, a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Georgetown University, and a former AmeriCorps VISTA! When she is not traveling the world, you can find her baking sugary sweets to share, hiking with her four-legged puppy pal Paisley, or watching college football – Go Bulls!
Julie Julian, brings a extensive amount of experience and passion to her role of Director of Purchasing. She has been serving AAMP Global for the past 22 years and is equipped with a substantial knowledge of customer care & supply chain management. Motivated and inspired by the drive to deliver the highest caliber of solutions to AAMP's retail partners, she leads her team with a focus on quality, efficiency, with a focus on bolstering profitability for retailers. An avid seeker of knowledge, she is always in quest of ways to learn new things about the industry with an aim to grow as a professional. Gifted with a remarkable set of leadership skills, Julie’s primary objective is to work on the self-development of the team members with an aim to assist them in unveiling their true potential. As a leader, Julie believes in leading by example and is always on the lookout for an opportunity to create a better example for the team members to follow. Besides this, Julie is a proud mother of a 5 years old girl Isabella and is married to a wonderful man name Ryan. She greatly cherishes spending time with the family and loves to hit the road in the RV (of course enhanced with AAMP solutions!).
Managing Director Europe
Since joining his first Car Audio and Electronics company in 1982, John has been passionate about in-car electronics. Joining Armour in 2005 as Operations Director his responsibilities included all aspects of Purchasing, Warehousing, Logistics and Manufacturing. In 2015, John took on the expanded role of Global Operations Director, where he oversaw logistics, operations and purchasing globally. More recently John has taken the role of Managing Director of AAMP Europe. Prior to joining AAMP, John has held various leadership positions in sales and operations within the mobile electronics industry.A father to four children, two who have flown the nest currently advancing their careers in IT and Journalism and two are still at home. Being a family of animal lovers he has a Dog, 4 hamsters, 2 guinea pigs and 6 gold fish. In his spare time John can be found spending time with his family on bike rides, horse riding, swimming, walking and playing board games, or enjoying his personal hobby, Flying RC Helicopters.
Finance Director - Europe
Don Tolson, Finance Director of AAMP Europe, has spent over 20 years in senior finance roles, across a range of industries. Don joined Armour Automotive (now AAMP Europe) in 2004 as the Finance Director responsible for Finance, Administration, HR and IT in the UK and the Nordics. Don has significant experience and knowledge in management and financial reporting, information technology, accounting, finance, capital management and HR.
Prior to joining Armour, Don was the Finance Director for Palmers Ltd, a scaffolding and specialist coatings company, mainly operating in the petrochemical, oil and power sectors. Palmers is a subsidiary of the German industrial giant Thyssen Krupp, which owns more than 650 companies across the world. In this role, Don also had operational responsibility for a number of the business units.
Don started his career at Selwood Ltd, a manufacturing and plant hire company, owned at the time by the British multinational industrial conglomerate and FTSE100 company BTR. The culture at Selwood was of strong financial management and the accounting teams were core to this ethos, being involved across all aspect of the business. This gave Don an excellent grounding and training of business KPI’s at an early age.
Don is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant, he studied at the University of Southampton, completing his professional exams in 1991.
Don is married to Clare and has 3 children and in his spare time he enjoys spending time outdoors, cycling, scuba diving and hiking and led a team of Armour colleagues on the 3 peaks challenge, which involves climbing the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales are climbed in a 24 hour period.
When time allows Don also likes to go for a fast blast on his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle.
Technical Director - Europe
Shaun Findley, Vice President of Global Safety, Connectivity, Audio and Integration at AAMP Global, is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. Cutting his teeth on the shop floor and working his way up, provides him with a unique feel for customers’ requirements. Shaun’s extensive career is marked with the successful development of award winning products across the automotive sector, including blue chip, multinational and luxury brands as well as value ranges. Most notably in vehicle security, remote start and Bluetooth hands-free.
Shaun leverages cutting edge technologies to drive the sector forwards, with a keen interest in sustainable energy and the environment, and of course having fun with gadgets. Shaun is the living embodiment of the saying 'find a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life'.
When he is not developing leading edge products, Shaun can be found wrestling hair into buns, and discussing ballet techniques with his two young daughters, and every once and a while he gets a free moment to work on his home entertainment system to see just how loud the subs can go.
Sales Director UK Aftermarket
With over 33 years in the Car Audio & Communications Industry & nearly 17 of them with the company, Mike touches many parts of the aftermarket sales arena; adding his own brand of enthusiasm and passion to the mix. As an experienced account director throughout Europe, Mike brings a keen attention to detail, great customer relation, deep product knowledge, industry insight and inter personnel skills to the sales operation. His creative and innovative nature adds further to the way he contributes to product marketing, customer support, strategy planning and proposition creation.
Mike has a fun spirited, adventurous outlook on life and lives with his fiancée in his adopted home town of 16th century Farnham, UK. Both being self-confessed foodies, much of their leisure time is spent cooking and enjoying the wide selection of local restaurants. Mike is keen on all sports especially football (real football: soccer) and is a film nut of most genres, particularly Action and Sci-Fi.
On a weekly basis Mike participates in personal training, bootcamp and circuit sessions which keeps him fit enough to participate in his big passion of Mountain trekking and counts Kilimanjaro and Machu Picchu amongst his conquests.
Mike has a big bucket list, and is actively ticking it off from travelling, to sight-seeing to adventure and more.
Often known to quote: "Treat every day as if it's your last because one day you will be right"