Jeff VandeSande, most recently general manager of Ontario Region for NAPA, has been appointed president of Bestbuy Distributors Limited.
VandeSande has many years of experience in the aftermarket, most recently with NAPA where he oversaw its Ontario distribution centre, member growth, sales force, and customer relations. Prior to this position he was the president of Grant Brothers Sales’ Heavy Duty and Traditional Divisions.
VandeSande fills a position that had been vacant prior to his appointment.
VandeSande will report to Bestbuy’s board of directors through the chairman of the board, Howie MacKenzie, and will be responsible for the day to day operation of the Canadian automotive aftermarket distribution organization.