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Auto Value Store Manager of the Year 2011

St. Cloud, Minn. – January 19, 2012 – Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc., a St. Cloud-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, named Mark Tangen as the recipient of the 2011 Auto Value Store Manager of the Year award. Tangen is the manager of the Roseau Auto Value parts store. He was recognized during an awards banquet at Automotive Parts Headquarters’ annual Winter Conference on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd, Minnesota.

Each year Auto Value regional managers throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Michigan have the opportunity to nominate a store manager they believe deserves the award.

“Mark has been instrumental in the growth of our organization in many ways, from coaching new store managers to offering positive solutions for current market challenges,” commented Jon Anderson, regional manager. “Anyone that has spent any amount of time with Mark quickly realizes he clearly has his priorities in order and seems to excel at all of them”

Tangen began his career with the Roseau Auto Value parts store more than 22 years ago.

(Left to right: John Bartlett, CEO; Phil Bahl, vice president and general manager; Mark Tangen, store manager; Corey Bartlett, president; and Jon Anderson, regional manager.)