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Feature   November 1, 2000   by Auto Service World

News (November 01, 2000)

Bob Egan, vice president, Aftermarket Sales, The Americas, Federal-Mogul Corporation has announced the appointment of Michael Holland to general manager, Federal-Mogul Canada Ltd., effective immediately. Holland will report to Egan. Along with furthering the development and implementation of Federal-Mogul’s Canadian business plan, Holland will continue to be responsible for the Canadian automotive aftermarket sales activities. Prior to joining Federal-Mogul, Holland has held various sales-related and managerial positions at Cooper/Moog since 1977 and has served and supported distribution partners with Federal- Mogul product lines for the past 23 years. Holland has more than 27 years of experience in the Canadian automotive aftermarket.

John “Chip” Corban has been promoted to inventory & sales support manager for S.B. International. Corban began his career with the company in 1986. He has served SBI as warehouse manager and his most recent position, prior to his promotion, was quality control manager.

Crown Remanufacturing has named Patrick Suiter as national sales manager. Suiter will be responsible for managing all aspects of the sales departments and will interact with all Crown accounts, sales representatives and fee warehouses. He joined Crown in 1991 and was most recently national sales administrator for the company.

Jeff VandeSande, Eastern Canada sales manager, Grant Brothers Sales Ltd., has announced that Jacques Roy has joined the company as district manager in Quebec. Roy will be based in Montreal.


November, 30-Dec. 2–Performance Racing Industry Show, Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Ind.

December 7-10–NACE International Autobody Congress and Exposition, Orlando Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.


PPG Canada has announc-ed that Paul Cormier has been appointed territory manager for the Maritime Provinces for the Auto-motive Refinish Group of PPG Canada Inc. Before joining PPG, Cormier was a collision center specialist for LAR Warehousing, Inc.

John Huber has been named president and CEO of Radiator Specialty Company, Charlotte, N.C. Huber spent 15 years with Wynn’s International prior to joining the company, most recently serving as its president.

I-CAR has announced that Tracey Blouin has been promoted to the position of field manager for Canada. In her new position, Blouin will be responsible for overseeing all activities in Canada, including class scheduling, instructor recruiting, committee formation and ongoing support. Blouin, who will be based in the Toronto area, has been with I-CAR for more than 10 years.


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