SOURCE: Aero Performance Products, Inc.

March 25, 2008 06:30 ET

Aero Performance Products, Inc. Announces Hiring of New Regional Sales Manager for Aero Exhaust

Rick R. Conklin Brings Experience With Exhaust Industry Leaders, Including Supply to Large National Retailers

SOUTH JORDAN, UT--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Aero Performance Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERP), which operates Aero Exhaust, Inc., a world leader in performance exhaust airflow technology and NASCAR Performance Partner, today announced the hiring of Rick R. Conklin as the new regional sales manager for Aero Exhaust products in the southeastern territory of the United States.

Mr. Conklin is an experienced sales representative who has held senior sales positions for performance automotive exhaust companies, including industry leaders Flowmaster Inc. and Cherry Bomb. He has a proven track record in introducing automotive performance products to the national big box retail and automotive chains as well as the regional warehouse distributors.

Most recently, Mr. Conklin served as accounts manager for Cherry Bomb, a supplier of high performance exhaust products and systems whose products were first introduced in the 1960s. In this position, Mr. Conklin was based in the southeastern U.S., the same territory he will cover for Aero.

Previous to his employment with Cherry Bomb, Mr. Conklin was vice president of sales for a supplier of innovative automotive and marine products to large retail chains throughout the U.S. and abroad.

In his position with Flowmaster, Mr. Conklin was responsible for sales of Flowmaster exhaust products to the company's largest accounts throughout the U.S. In addition to increasing sales to his accounts each year during his tenure, Mr. Conklin helped develop new programs, which included import and diesel exhaust systems, as well as exhaust tips in chrome and stainless steel.

As regional sales manager for Aero, Mr. Conklin will report directly to Aero's national sales manager, Bill Franzke. The Aero sales team, under the direction of Mr. Franzke, has recently initiated an aggressive sales program visiting dealers and introducing the Aero product to new consumers. Mr. Conklin is scheduled to participate in the new sales program this week, riding with sales representatives from Henschel and Sons Automotive Warehouse, Aero's newest regional warehouse distributor.

"Mr. Conklin brings to Aero significant experience in the performance aftermarket exhaust industry on a national level, and we are confident that as regional sales manager, he will help us to continue the sales growth we have experienced over the first three months of 2008," stated Bryan Hunsaker, chief executive officer of Aero Performance Products, Inc.

Aero manufactures and distributes the most technologically advanced muffler on the market. Its product lines are built to the highest industry standards and offer the consumer a lifetime warranty.

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About Aero Performance Products, Inc.

Aero Performance Products, Inc. ( operates Aero Exhaust, Inc., a world leader in performance exhaust airflow technology, manufacturing and distributing the most technologically advanced muffler on the market. Aero's product lines are built to the highest industry standards and offer the consumer a lifetime warranty. Aero Exhaust has been issued U.S. and Australian patents on its innovations and development in the exhaust industry, and its mufflers are available worldwide through major retailers, mass merchant centers, automotive aftermarket supply stores and wholesalers. Aero Exhaust mufflers are an exclusive National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) Performance product and carry the prestigious NASCAR brand on product, packaging and related media. NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace is the official spokesperson for Aero Exhaust products. Additional information on Aero Exhaust's products, race team, and motorsports ventures can be found on its corporate website,

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