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Brake Parts Inc. names new chief legal officer
December 11, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Jeff Wawrzyniak has joined Brake Parts Inc as chief legal officer. Wawrzyniak is no stranger to the aftermarket. Prior to joining BPI, he served as chief legal, compliance and human resources officer, corporate secretary for Cardone Industries, Inc. He also

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Speedy Auto Service Guelph welcomes new owners
December 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Tom and Sharon Hammond are the new owners of Speedy Auto Service Guelph – a business celebrating its 45th year in operation. A technician for over 14 years, Tom said he’s proud to own such a long-standing, local business. “I

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Retiring Bruce Eccles featured in ACDelco profile
December 5, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Since 1983, Bruce Eccles has kept his home town of Dundas, Ont. moving. This year, after 36 years of building a thriving business, with two fully functioning shops and a busy warehouse, the outspoken and beloved shop owner is calling

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Cox Automotive Canada welcomes new CFO
November 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Anna Giagkou has joined Cox Automotive Canada as chief financial officer, reporting directly to company president Maria Soklis. An experienced finance executive and strategic business partner with more than 20 years of experience and a strong track record in developing

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Fountain Tire exec named one of Canada top marketers
November 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Denise Gohl-Eacrett, director of brand and customer experience at Fountain Tire, has been named a 2019 Marketer of the Year. The award, bestowed by Strategy magazine, recognizes marketing leaders who stand out from their peers with breakthrough marketing, branding, and

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Laura Kowalchik joins Dayco as CFO
November 27, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Dayco has announced that Laura Kowalchik has joined the company as chief financial officer. “Laura is a highly regarded operational finance leader with significant experience in automotive industries, data analytics and steel,” said Joel Wiegert, Dayco’s chief executive officer. “Her

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Magline names new CFO
November 27, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Magline, Inc., manufacturer of Magliner aluminum material handling equipment, announces the addition of John Baird as chief financial officer. Baird is responsible for the organization’s Finance, Human Resources and Information Technologies business units. “John has a successful track record of

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ALI names new board chairman
November 27, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Jeff Kritzer has been elected chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute’s board of directors. ALI is dedicated to promoting the safe design, construction, installation, inspection and use of vehicle lifts in North America. Kritzer, who works for of BendPak in

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53 techs honoured at ASE annual meeting
November 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Fifty-three automotive professionals were recognized at the fall board of governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The Nov. 13 event, held at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Ariz., included an awards banquet

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Auto Parts Headquarters CEO named leader of the year
November 19, 2019 by Allan Janssen

John Bartlett, executive chairman and CEO at Automotive Parts Headquarters, has been named the 2019 Automotive Leader of the Year. The award is perceived as the industry’s highest honour. “I am extremely honored and humbled by this award,” Bartlett said.

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Robert Clark named to Aftermarket Hall of Fame
November 19, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Retired Aisin Group executive Robert Clark has been inducted into the 2019 Import Vehicle Community Hall of Fame. Clark, a senior aftermarket advisor for Aisin since his retirement in June, has served the company in a number of positions including

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Spectra Premium VP wins education award
November 14, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Collin Francis, Spectra Premium’s vice president of sales and marketing for the U.S., has earned a 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award (AAMEA) for his support and promotion of the goals of Northwood University. In addition to a member of