Toronto, Ontario -- September 6, 2018 -- The Fix Automotive Network Canada has announced that Sylvain Séguin, who had previously served as AkzoNobel's Canadian country manager, will serve as the network's new vice-president of operations.
Séguin will oversee the operations teams for all brands for the Network in Canada which includes Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass and Speedy Auto Service. As a member of the executive team, he will report directly to Fix Automotive Network World president & CEO, Steve Leal and be based in the FAN national head office in Blainville, Quebec.
“I am looking forward to working with such a talented, entrepreneurially minded team that consistently delivers real solutions and innovation in an increasingly complex industry such as ours,” said Séguin. “It’s an exciting opportunity to make an impact and deliver real value to our franchise strategic partners to help them meet and exceed their business goals.”
An industry veteran with 29 years’ experience, Séguin began his career in the industry as an automotive painter. Séguin has held various positions with AkzoNobel Coatings since 2004.
“Our network has grown rapidly in a short time,” said Leal. “I am very happy to have Sylvain join our leadership team to ensure both our current and future franchise strategic partners continue to receive the management and operational support they need to drive their business forward with the Fix Automotive Network.”