JIM SAVAS | SPANESI AMERICAS
Spanesi Americas announced that marketing master Jim Savas of Savas Communications has joined the team and will work as a marketing consultant with the repair equipment manufacturer. Savas has more than 40 years of experience representing industry-leading brands like Hot Rod, MotorTrend and National Speed Sports News, including the past 14 years at the helm of ABRN, Motor Age and Aftermarket Business.
AMIN YOUSSEF | FIX NETWORK
Amin Youssef has joined Fix Network as the new regional vice president for Ontario. Youssef will be tasked with representing the repair banner’s brand in Ontario, as part of his new role within the Fix Network. Youssef has found himself in many corners of the automotive aftermarket over the past 12 years of his career, having most recently worked as a general manager for LKQ, in addition to some time spent at UAP.
STU KLEIN | AIA CANADA
The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) has appointed Stuart Klein as the organization’s senior director of collision, a newly created position. He will join the association’s senior leadership team, directing AIA Canada’s efforts in the collision sector of the industry. Klein brings more than 45 years of collision industry experience to AIA Canada and previously worked in Fix Network’s training facility in Milton, Ontario. He is an advocate of continuous training and has been involved in industry-youth outreach programs.