By CRM staff
Toronto, Ontario – May 13, 2019 — During the AIA of Canada’s 77th annual general meeting in Mississauga, Ont. on May 8, it was announced that Graham Jeffery, a Canadian Tire executive, and Jason Yurchak, a vice president at Worldpac Canada, will be joining the board of directors.
Jeffery has been with Canadian Tire for 14 years serving a number of senior management positions. Currently, he is the vice president of the automotive merchandising division for Canadian Tire.
Yurchak has been working in the automotive aftermarket industry for more than 30 years and began his automotive career with a small imports store in Toronto. He then moved onto to the position of a Volvo dealership parts manager and then service manager for an import ASP. Now, Yurchak is the senior vice president of Worldpac Canada, where he has been working for the company for more than 25 years.
The rest of the executive committee is filled with industry leaders such as:
Spectra Premium senior vice president of aftermarket sales and business development, Jason Best will serve as the chair.
Schrader International’s head of global new business development, special markets, Susan Hitchon was elected as the first vice chair.
Uni-Select president and CEO Brent Windom will serve as the second vice chair.
CEO of Fountain Tire Brent Hesje was elected to the immediate past chair.