October 31, 2013
ATP Professional Auto Parts announced the hiring of Roy L. Lipner, 58, as president and chief executive officer. Roy succeeds Gary Rogak, who has become chairman of the board of the Elk Grove Village-based auto parts maker. Prior to joining ATP, Lipner served as president and chief executive officer for two leading education companies. Throughout his career he has held positions in sales, product development, marketing and financial management. Lipner earned his MBA from Nova Southeastern University and his bachelor's degree in internatinal relations management from Florida International University.