Suppliers will learn about safe and secure data access at the AASA Mobility Innovation Conference

Susan Pase, Special Initiatives Advisor, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), and Frank Schlehuber, Senior Consultant Market Affairs, CLEPA, will join the virtual AASA Mobility Innovation Conference to discuss the latest updates on safe and secure vehicle data access on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

Susan Pase, Special Initiatives Advisor, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), and Frank Schlehuber, Senior Consultant Market Affairs, CLEPA, will join the virtual AASA Mobility Innovation Conference to discuss the latest updates on safe and secure vehicle data access on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

“Ensuring safe and secure access to vehicle data is crucial for the continued growth and success of the automotive aftermarket,” said Susan. “I’m looking forward to discussing a new structure for cybersecurity safeguards at the AASA Mobility Innovation Conference.”

“The security of driver data is vital, and our industry must guarantee that stakeholders and data receivers are vetted to access and manage vehicle data,” said Frank Schlehuber. “During our session at the AASA Mobility Innovation Conference, Susan Pase and I will walk attendees through the complexities and importance of this crucial industry topic.”

Susan Pase is President of S. Pase Enterprises LLC, providing advisory services across automotive aftermarket and OE organizations, private equity firms, and industry associations. Her business is primarily focused on industry trends, technology advancements, market share expansion, commercial strategy and overall advancement of the Aftermarket and OE space. She also serves as Special Initiatives Advisor to AASA. 

Prior to forming her own company, Susan spent twenty years at Tenneco, Inc. where she held a variety of senior leadership roles in both its aftermarket and Original Equipment businesses. As Vice President, Global Fiat Chrysler Automotive Business Unit, she expanded revenues and margins while improving the customer relationship. As Executive Director, Aftermarket Customer Experience, she created value by identifying needs and deploying solutions to create a differentiated customer experience. 

Frank Schlehuber, founder of AMCON Aftermarket Consulting, is also the Senior Consultant Market Affairs for CLEPA. He has 30 years of experience in the automotive industry and has held various positions with Robert Bosch. He is leading industry working groups and represents industry interests versus EU- and UN-institutions. Frank has experience with the latest trends and challenges for automotive players from market, technology and legislation perspective. With working assignments in Japan and US and his role as Senior VP global sales independent aftermarket at Robert Bosch, he is familiar with the international markets. Frank is organizer of the yearly CLEPA Aftermarket Conference where top deciders of established players, start-ups, and governmental institutions meet to discuss relevant topics around aftermarket and mobility. 

AASA’s Mobility Innovation Conference is produced by the AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) and includes insights on the latest trends in telematics, predictive analytics, mobile apps, plug-in devices, sensors, vehicle data platforms, ADAS and more.

Additional information about the AASA Mobility Technology Conference can be accessed by visiting the event page

About AASA

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) connects suppliers of aftermarket parts, chemicals, tools, diagnostics, and technologies to what matters – including industry analysis, peer forums, customer and technology trends, global insights, and government advocacy. Since 1904, AASA’s sole purpose is championing the North American aftermarket industry and advocating for the growth of a profitable, innovative, and influential supplier community. Learn more about how AASA connects members to what matters at aftermarketsuppliers.org.


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