John Griffin – AkzoNobel
AkzoNobel has appointed John Griffin as regional commercial director for Automotive and Specialty Coatings in the Americas. Griffin has held various sales, management and executive roles across the company’s global and regional automotive aerospace, packaging, yacht and film coatings segments. Griffin will also continue to be AkzoNobel’s regional director for North America.
Sherif Marakby – Magna International
Sherif Marakby has been appointed as the executive vice-president of Magna International. Marakby’s experience includes working as head of Ford’s AV business, Ford Autonomous Vehicles, as well as working as vice president of Uber’s global vehicle programs. Marakby also served on the board for Argo AI, Ford’s self-driving technology partner.
Somer Mullins – Fix Network Canada
Somer Mullins has joined Fix Network Canada as the director of Marketing and Communications for Canada. Somer brings more than 15 years of solid agency and corporate marketing experience to the position. Somer started her career in the Customer Service Division at Ford and then went on to mobilize efforts for the Extended Service Plans, Motorcraft Accessories and Quick Lane Business.
Sylvain Séguin – Fix Network Canada
Sylvain Séguin has been appointed as the new executive vice president for Fix Network. Séguin has been with Fix since 2018 where he oversaw operations for all brands within Canada, including Fix Auto, ProColor Collision, NOVUS Glass and Speedy Auto Service. With more than 30 years of experience in automotive aftermarket services, Séguin will surely be an asset to Fix as he will take on responsibility for all Canadian operations going forward.