Kerry Best, Sr. has retired as executive vice president of Spectra Premium as of Aug. 31, the company has announced.
He has been in the aftermarket heat transfer industry for more than 45 years, starting off as owner of Coulter Radiator. Since 1998, he has been a leading executive of the aftermarket division at Spectra Premium.
“I would like to thank Kerry for his great contribution to the growth and success of our company for the past 20 years,” said Jacques Mombleau, chief executive officer of Spectra Premium. “Kerry was a true leader who was well-respected by all throughout the industry. He has set a strong foundation in our aftermarket division and leaves the company with a great management team in place to continue to reach higher goals. On behalf of all of us at Spectra Premium, I wish Kerry a well-deserved happy retirement.”
Jason Best, senior vice president of aftermarket at Spectra, will transition into the role and head aftermarket operations. Best was recently named the 2017 Young Leader of the Year Award winner by the Young Executive Society committee branch of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada.