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Kia Canada celebrates 20 years, welcomes new COO
June 17, 2019 by Renee Montague

Kia employees from across Canada gathered at a staff celebration at the corporate head office in Mississauga to celebrate Kia Canada’s 20th year and welcome the new chief operating officer, Elias El-Achhab. Kia Canada went from 43 dealerships in 1999

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Michelin appoints new senior leader for North America
June 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

Alexis Garcin has joined Michelin Group in Greenville, S.C. as the new chairman and president of Michelin North America — the tire giant that employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada.

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Shad’s R&R adds another $150,000 for muscular dystrophy research
June 14, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Aftermarket golf tournament’s cumulative total since 1973 stands at just shy of $5.2 million for Muscular Dystrophy Canada.

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Wilfrid Laurier University graduate joins Volvo Canada corporate team
June 6, 2019 by Renee Montague

Amanda Ignatius joins Volvo Car Canada Ltd. as head of corporate and media communications and will drive corporate storytelling, media relations, product, brand, and internal communications for Volvo Cars’ Canadian operation. Ignatius, a Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Toronto’s

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CASIS chairman, collision industry advocate John Norris passes away
May 29, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Visitation will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Cresmount Funeral Home, 322 Fennell Avenue East, Hamilton, Ont. from 2 to 5 p.m. 

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Winhere’s Russ Barker to be new director of sales
May 22, 2019 by Renee Montague

Aftermarket industry veteran Russ Barker has been named the new director of sales at Winhere Brake Parts, Inc. Barker has spent 26 years in the automotive aftermarket industry, is a member of the Automotive Sales Council and served on AWDA’s

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Randy Moore discusses new book in ASW “Deep Dive” video
May 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Former Mister Transmission president and CEO Randy Moore sat down with Auto Service World editor Allan Janssen recently to discuss his book “Fly Free.” The inspiring tale of a motivational speaker who never misses an opportunity to dispense good advice

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MEMA’s Bill Long joins board of Automotive Hall of Fame
May 17, 2019 by Renee Montague

The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association president and CEO will help oversee the Hall of Fame’s financial direction. Long will continue to serve as president and chief operating officer of the light-vehicle aftermarket division of MEMA. The Automotive Hall of

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John MacDonald honoured with AIA’s highest award
May 15, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Twenty-four years after the late John H. MacDonald received the Canadian automotive aftermarket’s highest award, his son, John MacDonald Jr., has been given the same honour. The Automotive Industries Association of Canada presented its prestigious Distinguished Service Award to John

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Osram announces leadership shuffle
May 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

Automotive lighting manufacturer Osram has named Joe Verbanic managing director for the U.S. and Canada for Sylvania Automotive, replacing Grant Wright who has retired. Greg Bibbo replaces Verbanic as director of aftermarket sales and marketing. Ryan DeDecker has been named

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Former Dayco exec Bill Hay to lead Bestbuy Distributors
May 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Canadian aftermarket veteran Bill Hay has been named president of Bestbuy Distributors Ltd. The Mississauga, Ont.-based parts company made the announcement today. Hay will assume his new role on May 15, and be based at the company’s American Drive head

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Windom takes place on Uni-Select board of directors
May 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Uni-Select’s newly appointed CEO and president, Brent Windom, has been formally appointed to the company’s board of directors. Starting May 2, he joined 11 other board members to oversee company strategies, operations, and finance. “We are proud to have Brent