Chuck Rotuno

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Chuck Rotuno

Chuck Rotuno is Chairman and CEO of OEC. 

Chuck sets the direction for OEC, and has done so since the company's formation in December, 2000.  Recruited from Bell + Howell to establish and lead the organization, Chuck has taken the company from a single product concept to the industry leader providing comprehensive ecommerce solutions and real-time, dynamic pricing for the automotive Original Equipment parts marketplace. 

With a market footprint that includes 20+ OEMs and 100,000 auto dealers and wholesale customers, Chuck and his team have expanded the company internationally, and to related industries, with an established presence in Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.  

Under Chuck's strategic guidance, OEC has achieved double digit CAGR over the past five years and been recognized as Tech Company of the Year in Northeast Ohio, a Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace and is a perennial employer-of-choice. 

Prior to forming OEC, Chuck served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of Bell & Howell Automotive (now Snap-on Business Solutions) and Vice President, Business Development, at Rubbermaid Incorporated (now Newell Rubbermaid).  In 2004, Chuck was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.

Mr. Rotuno holds an MBA from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and a BA in Accounting & Finance from Baldwin Wallace University.  He serves as Chairman on the Board of Trustees for Baldwin Wallace University and as a member of the Board of Directors for Westfield Bank.