ADAM CEIFETS | DRIVEN BRANDS CANADA
CARSTAR has announced Adam Ceifets has been appointed vice president of insurance for Driven Brands Canada. Ceifets has more than 27 years of industry experience with vehicle rental partners. Although he spent time on both the operations and sales teams, Ceifets spent the last 14 years driving the insurance strategy to enhance the rental experience for their shared customers. He has been a part of various industry associations and initiatives and most recently served a two-year term for the CCIF Steering Committee.
JERRY RAPOSO | TED GROUP
The TED Group has proudly announced that Jerry Raposo will serve as the new regional sales manager for the province of Alberta. Raposo has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, spending time as a bodyshop manager before transferring to the distribution side of the industry in sales management and key account roles. His new role will focus on demonstrating ownership, commitment, and accountability to the TED Group’s customer base as well as capturing new sales opportunities within the Alberta market, said the company.
KAREN KLEIN | SASKATCHEWAN GOVERNMENT INSURANCE
Karen Klein has been named Saskatchewan Government Insurance’s (SGI) new claims industry partner representative. Klein comes from the Swift Current Auto Claims office and brings several years of experience from various auto claims roles. In the newly developed role, Klein work closely with SGI’s Shop Relations Representatives in the Technical Research Services department to respond to or triage shop inquiries.
LARRY MILLER | UNIPARTS O.E.M.
Uniparts OEM of Canada has named Larry Miller as the new regional manager for the company’s British Columbia division. Miller has been focused on the collision aspect of the auto industry for the past 15 years, and having worked on the architectural team for Honda Canada’s ProFirst Program, brings a wealth of OEM experience to the team at Uniparts. Miller’s new responsibilities will involve growing and managing the Uniparts OEM supplier network, as well as providing service to all current and future bodyshop customers.