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Lubrications Specialties names new president
October 30, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Brett Tennar, the former plant manager and VP of operations for Lubrication Specialties Inc. has been promoted to president. The announcement was made recently by LSI’s founder and CEO Chris Gabrelcik, who said relinquishing day-to-day operations to Tennar will allow

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Phillips creates five new units in major restructuring
October 29, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Phillips Industries has created five distinct strategic business units as part of a major restructuring. They are Phillips Aftermarket, Phillips OEM, Phillips Connect Technologies, Phillips Asia-Pacific, and Phillips Europe. The five divisions will focus on resources on specific markets in

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FinishMaster Inc. has new interim president, COO
October 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Uni-Select Inc. has announced the resignation of Chris Adams as president and COO of FinishMaster, Inc., a Uni-Select subsidiary. Adams will depart the company effective Oct. 31, 2019, when Rob Molenaar assumes the post of president and COO on an

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ATEQ names new marketing manager
October 28, 2019 by Allan Janssen

ATEQ TPMS Tools has promoted Grant Barnes to the position of marketing manager. His primary responsibility will be to maintain brand standards for ATEQ TPMS, as well as all private brands, and design key marketing and promotional material. “Since his

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Fountain Tire reorganizes, creates three new senior roles
October 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Fountain Tire has reorganized its leadership team, creating three new roles that support the company’s strategic plan and core purpose of “Helping people get there – safely, sustainably and successfully.” “A key part of our strategic planning was to define

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National Pronto Association names new president
October 11, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Robert Roos has been named president of National Pronto Association, following the departure of Bill Maggs. Roos, who had been the organization’s vice president of sales and marketing, began his automotive career in 1983 and has held a variety of

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Brian Maxwell joins LTA Manufacturing
October 7, 2019 by Allan Janssen

LTA Manufacturing has named Brian Maxwell northeast regional sales manager for the company’s ATC Truck Covers, Jason Truck Caps, Ranch Fiberglass, and LoadMaster Cargo Management product lines. He’ll be responsible for business development, market growth, dealer relationships, and strategic initiatives

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AMI names three new trustees
October 3, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) has added three new members to its board of trustees. Michael Brewster of Gil’s Garage in Burnt Hills, N.Y; Jim Silverman of the Automotive Training Institute in Linthicum, Md.; and Mary Steele of ASA Florida

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Former Uni-Select Manitoba exec dies at age 65
September 27, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Neil Herbert Creek: Sept. 6, 1954 – Sept. 22, 2019 Former Uni-Select executive Neil Creek, known to some as “Speedy,” passed away Sept. 22 at the age of 65. The well-known aftermarketer, an active volunteer with Automotive Industries Association of

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Brake Parts Inc. names new vice president of sales
September 18, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Jake Wegner has been named vice president of sales for Brake Parts Inc LLC (BPI). Paul Ferrandino, chief commercial officer for BPI, said Jake is an experienced and innovative sales management executive who will make a positive impact with the

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ATEQ appoints new sales manager
September 10, 2019 by Allan Janssen

ATEQ TPMS Tools has appointed Dennis Flanery as its new sales manager. Flanery’s new responsibilities include managing TPMS sales, accounts, support and training as well as attending trade shows in the United States. He will work closely with the TPMS

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Kia Canada welcomes Sungwon Kwon as new president, CEO
September 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Kia Canada Inc. has a new president and CEO. Sungwon Kwon joins Kia Canada from his previous role with the Americas Group at Kia Motors Corporation in Korea. He takes over from Kyle Lee who is leaving Kia Canada Inc.