Julian Hentze is the Sales and Marketing Director for Global Parts Distributors, a warehouse distributor for aftermarket A/C parts and radiators located in Macon, GA. Julian developed an early interest in the automotive industry when he became aa apprentice mechanic at the age of 17, a four year course. Living in Australia his whole life until 2008, Julian was a Product Manager for Ashdown, Division of Repco Limited from 2001‐2004, where he maintained product performance and profitability through the product life cycle. He continued his career from 2005‐2008 in the automotive industry as the National Sales Manager for ADAIR, Division of ADRAD Pty Ltd, which is Australia’s largest importer and wholesaler of radiators.
As National Sales Manager, Julian was able to enhance growth, increase market share and also increase market penetration. In 2008, Julian moved to the United States and began his career with global parts distributors. Since his start at gpd, Julian has used his 15 years of management experience and has created a national training program for installer workshops. Julian has also created two brands from conception to market release. Julian has a passion for the automotive industry, and on weekends you can find him in his workshop fixing classic cars.