Scott Howat is the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Gates North American Aftermarket. Scott joined Gates in the summer of 2014 as the Director of End Market Communication. Scott is currently responsible for Marketing Activation, Training, End Market Sales Growth/Field Technology teams, and the PT and FP Category Management teams (Product Line Managers), along with Pricing support for the North American Aftermarket.
Howat graduated from the University of Southern New Hampshire with a BS in Marketing. Prior to joining Gates, Scott had a long and successful career in sales, marketing, product management, brand strategy, and corporate communications at Affinia Group, Dana, and Echlin. Scott has an AAP with the University of the Aftermarket and has been very active in leadership positions throughout the industry including Automotive Communications Council, Auto Care Association Marketing Committee, Co-Chair of the Auto Care Association Event Committee, AASA Marketing Executives Council, and MEMA Government Affairs Committee and Brand Protection Council.