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News   April 14, 2005   by Auto Service World

Uni-Select CEO Takes Role With Industry Council


Jacques Landreville. president and chief executive officer Uni-Select Inc, has agreed to represent the automotive aftermarket on the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council.
The Canadian Automotive Partnership Council (CAPC) is an industry-led organization formed in September 2002 to address the key competitive issues facing the Canadian automotive industry. Membership comprises the CEOs of Canada’s five assemblers, CEOs of Canada’s four leading parts suppliers, representatives of industry associations, president of the Canadian Automotive Workers Union, president of the University of Windsor, and provincial and federal Ministers of Industry.
"Mr. Landreville’s comprehensive knowledge of the automotive aftermarket at all levels of the distribution chain make him an excellent choice to represent the interests of the industry with governments," says Automotive Industries Association of Canada president Ray Datt.
Jacques Landreville has led Uni-Select Inc. for more than 14 years as president and chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Uni-Select Inc. he worked in the food industries sector for close to 15 years. Landreville also had a successful career in academia as the head of the MBA program for Sherbrooke University and before that as the director of the economic and administrative sciences for the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi.
CAPC’s Mandate is: To identify and prioritize actions needed to strengthen the Canadian automotive industry in the short and long-term; To identify the key issues and objectives in relation to the competitiveness of the industry; To identify opportunities for future innovation and investment in the automotive industry, and to establish priorities and approaches for addressing them; To establish objectives for the Council and to issue an annual report card on its progress towards these objectives; To review an annual report by governments on Canada’s automotive industry performance and worldwide industry trends, and to benchmark performance and policies in relation to competitive countries.
Landreville replaces Robert Blair of Carquest Ltd., who could not continue in his role on CAPC as he has been reassigned to new responsibilities working for Carquest in the United States.


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