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Best foot forward: Incoming AIA chairman plans to break barriers
May 3, 2019 by Adam Malik

AIA Canada’s incoming chairman wants to see more communication. The addition of service providers to the ranks is the first step.

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Meet Tungsten the tyrannosaurus
May 1, 2019 by Renee Montague

  What do you do with an old wrench?  Why not turn it into a dinosaur? Shawn Gavigan of Dave’s Garage in Aurora, Ont. is doing just that. He turns bits of metal, old tools, nuts, and bolts into decorations

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Windom picked to lead Uni-Select 
April 30, 2019 by Adam Malik

Long-time Uni-Select veteran Brent Windom has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the company.  The move is effective May 1. He replaces interim president and CEO Andre Courville, who stepped down as chairman to assume the

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GPC names new chairman of the board
April 29, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has appointed Paul D. Donahue as chairman of its board of directors. Donahue has served as president and CEO of Genuine Parts Company since May 1, 2016. He will continue as CEO and add the position

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Permatex names new national account manager for Automotive Groups U.S.
April 25, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Permatex has promoted Jeff Morgan to national account manager for Automotive Groups U.S., handling major automotive parts groups in the United States. In his new role, Morgan will be responsible for developing and maintaining account relationships, growing sales, and creating

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Richard Gauthier joins Monaco Group as regional training director
April 25, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Monaco Group has named Richard Gauthier as its new technical training services director for the regional group of companies serving Ottawa, Kingston, Gatineau and all points in between. Gauthier’s responsibilities include the preparation of technical training sessions in areas

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Osram names new leader for Canada, U.S.
April 18, 2019 by Adam Malik

Osram Sylvania veteran Joe Verbanic has been named the new managing director for Canada and the U.S. at Sylvania Automotive.  He takes over from Grant Wright, who retired recently. Verbanic has spent 30 years with Osram, 25 of them in

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New reman GM at BPI, Maval
April 11, 2019 by Adam Malik

Craig Stark has joined Maval Industries and Brake Parts Inc. as its general manager, remanufactured products. Throughout his career, Stark has managed a variety of new and remanufactured automotive aftermarket technologies and brands, BPI said in a press release. He

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Andrea Muscato named CRP Industries’ new marketing communications manager
April 11, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Andrea Muscato, marketing communications specialist for CRP Industries, has been promoted to marketing communications manager. Muscato will be responsible for overseeing trade show planning and logistics for the New Jersey-based company. She will also manage CRP Automotive’s ‘Inside the Brands’

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Lumileds names senior manager for retail sales
April 10, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Lumileds has appointed Tracy Beecroft as its senior retail sales manager for North America. Beecroft will be responsible for retail and e-commerce sales channels for Lumileds’ North America Aftermarket. Dave Illes, director of sales and marketing for North America Aftermarket, announced

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Gilbert family expands and rebrands in B.C.
April 2, 2019 by Adam Malik

British Columbia’s jobber community in the Okanogan Valley looks a little different. The Gilbert family has acquired a pair of locations in the region from West-Can Auto Parts. That takes them to three auto parts stores and two industrial locations.

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Mister Transmission honours long-serving franchisees and technicians
April 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Mister Transmission held its annual general meeting in Toronto this weekend. More than 100 Mister Transmission franchisees and their employees attended the full-day event, representing about 45 stores from across Canada.  The event feature awards, supplier presentations, and plenty of