Auto Air Exports, consisting of Omega Environmental Technologies, Global Parts Distributors and Santech Industries announced the internal promotion of Christopher Sims to the position of president and chief operating officer.

Sims will oversee the day to day operations of Omega, gpd and Santech out of the corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas.

Grace Davis will continue in her position as president of International Sales, and her role as a member of board of directors.

Sims joined Global Parts Distributors where he worked as director of IT and International Trade where he lead the development IT Systems, Processes and Supplier base supporting over 100% growth. Most recently Sims has been overseeing the warehouse, product development and purchasing teams for all three companies.