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New editor announced for Jobber News, CARS magazine
October 20, 2020 by Christine Hogg

CARS magazine and Jobber News, the leading publications serving Canada’s automotive aftermarket, has appointed a new editor. Effective immediately, Christine Hogg will be responsible for setting the editorial direction for Turnkey Media Solutions’ flagship magazines, taking over for Allan Janssen

Brian Fulton, former president, Mercedes-Benz Canada, has joined Zanchin Automotive Group
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Former Mercedes exec joins Zanchin
October 16, 2020 by Christine Hogg

Mercedes-Benz Newmarket has now officially joined the expanding dealership family of Zanchin Automotive Group. Under its new ownership, the dealership will be led by former president of Mercedes-Benz Canada, Brian Fulton. Fulton, who will be Managing Partner of the dealership,

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Steve Gushie joins AARO board
October 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Steve Gushie, president of Carquest Canada Ltd. has joined the board of directors of the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO). He has been appointed to the association’s 2020-2021 slate. Gushie is well known in the Canadian aftermarket, having spent

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Ideal Supply has new general sales manager
October 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Mike Smith has been appointed to the role of general sales manager for Listowel, Ont.-based parts distributor Ideal Supply. Company president Tim MacDonald made the announcement, saying Smith will manage the strategic direction of Ideal’s three sales divisions – electrical,

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People & Places: Corporate moves in September 2020
September 30, 2020 by Allan Janssen

We recap some of the personnel announcements we heard about this past month.

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PurePower names new director of R&D
September 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

PurePower Technologies (PPT) has named Jon Huckaby as engineering director of research and development. The maker of diesel fuel injectors and turbochargers said Huckaby will be a key member of the PurePower leadership team, with responsibility for leading OE and remanufacturing

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Chuck Searles joins AMi as new president
September 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Chuck Searles has been selected as the new president of the Automotive Management Institute, a provider of management education for automotive service and collision repair professionals. The announcement, made by the company’s board of trustees, is effective immediately. Searles succeeds

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New Gem-Car VP reveals ambitious plan for growth
September 11, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Kevin King, the newly appointed vice president of operations for management software provider Gem-Car, said he will work toward the establishment of an operational Centre of Excellence to grow the company’s customer base. King, an industry veteran with experience at a

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Bestbuy names new VP of purchasing, inventory
September 9, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Robert Chartrand has been named vice president of purchasing and inventory at Bestbuy Distributors Limited, assuming responsibility for Bestbuy’s purchasing, inventory, and all related initiatives. Chartrand is based at the company’s head office address of 3355 American Drive in Mississauga, Ont.,

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Auto Value hands out 25 scholarships
September 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Auto Value has presented scholarships to 25 students from across North America. The students, picked from a competitive pool of applicants, have each been awarded $1,000 for their studies in the 2020-2021 academic year. “It is always a pleasure

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People & Places: Corporate moves in August 2020
September 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

We recap some of the personnel announcements we heard about this past month.

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Dayco names new manager for commercial vehicle business
August 28, 2020 by Allan Janssen

To meet the ongoing needs of its commercial vehicle customers, Dayco has recently hired Ron Barnes as its new national commercial vehicle business development manager. Barnes will lead Dayco’s recently formed Heavy-Duty Aftermarket group. He joined the company in June as