Joe Linden, vice president of business development at Automotive Resources International (ARI), has retired. Linden began his career with ARI 20 years ago as a regional manager and worked his way up through the sales organization. In his position as VP business development, he was responsible for all sales-related training, sales personnel recruitment, key account relationship management, and new business development. He was also responsible for overseeing the sales efforts of the Puerto Rick regional sales office.