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Mr. Robert (Bob) Greenwood AMAM (Accredited Master Automotive Manager) is president and CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd. (AAEC). Bob has over 40 years of business management experience within the independent sector of the automotive aftermarket industry in North America, consulting independent retail shops on all facets of their business operations.
Bob is one of 150 worldwide AMI approved instructors. He has created business management development courses for automotive shop employers/managers, jobbers and jobber sales representatives, which are recognized as being the most comprehensive, industry specific courses of their kind in North America.
Thanks Bob for all you do and have done for my beloved profession.
What are the first steps in building a proper business succession plan? My son who’s been in the business with me for 8 years will be ready in the next few years for take over, as I’m ready to retire. I don’t know where to start?
What do you think the minimum number of bays will be in 5 years? Services provided at this shop would cover 4 or 5 brands at the or above dealership level service capabilities.