FleetPride Inc., which bills itself as the nation's largest aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, on Aug. 13 announced that John J. Greisch has resigned from the positions of president, chief executive officer and director. Greisch's resignation will become effective at such time as the company appoints his successor. An active search for his successor is currently underway, and Greisch will work with the chairman of the board and the company's operating executives during this transition period. "I am proud to have helped build FleetPride into the leading independent distributor in the heavy-duty aftermarket over the past three years," Greisch said. "The company is now positioned to take advantage of growth opportunities as the industry and overall economy recover." "Mr. Greisch has been instrumental in building FleetPride rapidly over three years, and we thank him for his efforts at the company," said Fred Warren, chairman of the board of directors. "We wish him well in his future endeavors. "Aurora and Brentwood, the company's principal shareholders, are now looking forward to the next stage of the company's development and success under new leadership," Warren said. About FleetPride FleetPride operates more than 160 locations in 33 states and carries a full line of nationally recognized brand name parts as well as an assortment of private brand parts. In addition, FleetPride offers in-house re-manufactured products such as brake shoes, transmissions, rear axles and driveline components. Truck and trailer repair services are also offered at a number of locations.