Mark Mandel, executive vice-president of Vast-Auto Ontario Distribution Ltd., has announced the appointment of Tony Del Vasto as vice-president of sales, marketing, and strategic development. For the past three years he contributed as a senior member of the management team. His most recent role was associate vice-president for Car Care and Accessories. During high school, CEGEP and university tenure in Montreal, he worked at Vast Montreal taking and picking orders, in IT implementation, and as purchasing manager for the firm. He currently lives in Oakville, Ont., with his wife, Angelica, and three children.
UltraFit Manufacturing has appointed Dan McPherson to the position of director of aftermarket sales for its UltraFit Exhaust Systems brand. Dan will be responsible for heading automotive aftermarket exhaust sales across North America. With 20 years experience in sales and sales management for companies within the automotive aftermarket, McPherson will focus on developing and expanding the existing customer base. His solid understanding of the distributor, jobber and retail markets has developed over a career spent in the lubrication, engine components, and collision markets.