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Bestbuy Announces Head Office Appointments
March 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

President of Bestbuy Distributors Limited, Jeff VandeSande, has announced the appointment of Robert Gergely as product manager and Karen Barkin as marketing manager. Gergely brings many years experience in product management. Prior to joining Bestbuy, Gergely served as Canadian parts

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Bestbuy Announces New Shareholder Location
June 9, 2011 by CARS Magazine

Bestbuy Distributors Limited is pleased to announce the addition of Paste Auto Parts to the family of Bestbuy Shareholders. They recently moved into their new store location at #260 Toryork Drive in Toronto. The business is owned and operated…

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Bestbuy Contributes $20,000 to Children’s Hospital
March 5, 2004 by Auto Service World

Bestbuy Distributors Limited, a leading Canadian automotive replacement parts buying group, has contributed $20,000 to the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children.The buying group has been the longest standing contributor to the division of cardiology at the hospital, according to Dr.

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Bestbuy holds virtual AGM
May 28, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Bestbuy Distributors held its first ever “virtual” annual general meeting on May 21. Shareholders from across Canada logged into the video call featured reports from Bestbuy president Bill Hay, board chairman Douglas Squires, and vice president of finance Mike Palmer.

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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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Bestbuy promotes Marc Alary to VP, marketing and product development
May 1, 2007 by Auto Service World

The Board of Directors of the Mississauga, Ont.-based Bestbuy Distributors Ltd. announced the appointment of Marc Alary to the position of vice-president of marketing and product development.In this new position, Alary will be responsible for sales and marketing, as well

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Bestbuy’s ‘reimagined’ trade show enters second week
September 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Bestbuy Distributors Limited opened its annual Buy & Sell trade show — in unprecedented virtual form — last week. The buying group hosted one-on-one meetings between Bestbuy shareholders and vendors, September 15-17. The popular feature of the annual show has a

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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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Mevotech wins top Bestbuy award
May 16, 2019 by Renee Montague

Mevotech received the 2018 Horace J. Pratt Vendor of the Year Award at the Bestbuy Distributors annual general meeting and gala in Toronto on April 26. Chassis parts manufacturer Mevotech received the company’s top supplier award, received by Ezer Mevorach

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Sako Auto Parts joins Bestbuy
October 16, 2020 by Christine Hogg

Sako Auto Parts has joined Bestbuy as a full member shareholder. Jacob and Sam Yako (formerly of Paste Auto Parts in Toronto, Ontario) are back in the automotive jobber store business with the opening of their new operation in Barrie,