DAVID GILES, POWEREDEV TRAINING AND CONSULTING
David Giles, co-founder of All EV Canada and longtime EV educator, has formed a new business venture: PoweredEV Training and Consulting. Giles has more than 30 years of experience in collision repair, is Red Seal AST certified and has worked on hybrid/electric vehicles for more than 15 years. He will serve as president of PoweredEV Training and Consulting. Giles told Collision Repair that Powered EV Consulting will consult the industry on “anything to do with EVs.”
JOHN SCETTA, CARSTAR WELLAND
After 12 years as general manager of Performance Collision St. Catherine’s, John Scetta has moved on to a new role as managing partner of CARSTAR Welland. Upon departing his longtime role as GM at Performance, Scetta said it was an “unbelievable” 12 years and that he “look[s] forward to the success of the team under new leadership.”
ALEX STAPLETON, SPANESI AMERICAS
Spanesi Americas announced that Alex Stapleton has been brought on as a new customer business development adviser for the company. Stapleton boasts more than a decade of collision repair experience, including eight years at the helm of his own shop, in addition to a lead sales role at a parts supply company, making him an ideal liaison to Spanesi’s collision repair customers. “I am thrilled to embark on this journey with the Spanesi family and look forward to working alongside Spanesi shops!” said Stapleton.