AIA Canada hires Rocco Neglia as CCIAP business development leader

Rocco Neglia has over 30 years of experience in the Property and Casualty Insurance industry and for the past thirteen years he has held the position of vice president of claims for economical insurance.

Ottawa, Ontario — May 22, 2018 — Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA)  has announced that Rocco Neglia, formerly of Economical Insurance, will be joining in order to lead business development efforts for the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (CCIAP).   Rocco Neglia has over 30 years of experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, […]

Thomas Maple appointed general manager for Fix Automotive network British Columbia

Maple’s role will be to pursue the strategic development of all Fix Automotive network brands in B.C. and to support operations of the current Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass and Speedy Auto Service locations.]

By CRM Staff   Burnaby, British Columbia — May 18, 2018 — Fix Auto announced the appointment of Thomas Maple to general manager for the British Columbia region.     “We have seen tremendous growth in the West with over 90 Fix Automotive network brand locations now operating throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan,” said Steve […]

GFS appoints Steve Love to manager of parts and filters sales

In his new role, Love will work closely with internal departments, distribution channels and with GFS’ strategic accounts to continue to develop the parts and filters business unit.

By CRM Staff   Osseo, Wisconsin — April 25, 2018 — Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has announced the promotion of Steve Love to manager of the parts and filters sales department.   “I am honoured to take on this new role as the parts and filters manager at GFS,” says Love. “I look forward to […]

General Motors names Steve Carlisle senior vice president and president, Cadillac

Steve Carlisle, pictured above, began his career with General Motors in 1982.

By CRM Staff Detroit, Michigan — April 19, 2018 — General Motors (GM) recently announced the appointment of Steve Carlisle as GM senior vice president and president, Cadillac, replacing Johan de Nysschen, who is leaving the company effective immediately. Travis Hester, currently vice president, Global Product Programs, is named president and managing director, GM Canada, […]

Polaris names Craig Scanlon new Transamerican Auto Parts president

Polaris industries announced that Craig Scanlon is Transamerican Auto Part’s (TAP) new president. Scanlon succeeds Greg Adler, who is assuming a new role as executive vice chairman.

By CRM Staff Minneapolis, Minnesota — April 16, 2018 — Polaris industries announced that Craig Scanlon is Transamerican Auto Part’s (TAP) new president. Scanlon succeeds Greg Adler, who is assuming a new role as executive vice chairman. Scanlon and Adler will both report to Steve Eastman, president of aftermarket, parts, garments and accessories for Polaris. […]

Snap-on releases three new products

Snap-on announced three of its new products: the KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs, the “Hockey II” ECPRA072 and the EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — March 27, 2018 — Snap-on announced three of its new products: the KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs, the “Hockey II” ECPRA072 and the EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra. Snap-on KMP1163 Masters Series 72” Roll Cabs are now available with a SpeeDrawer for organizing loose fasteners, parts and tools. It features […]

Suad Dualeh appointed to coordinator of Tropicana’s pre-apprenticeship training program

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — March 15, 2018 — Tropicana Employment Centre has recently announced the promotion of Suad Dualeh. After working with Tropicana for ten years delivering training and development services, she will now be contributing to the strategic and operational objects of Tropicana Employment Centre as coordinator of the pre-apprenticeship program. “I’m […]

Fix Auto World announces two new board members

Robert Hattem (left) and David Marshall (right) have joined the Fix Auto World board of directors.

Blainville, Quebec — January 26, 2018 — Fix Auto World has announced that David Marshall and Robert Hattem will join the board of directors. President and CEO Steven Leal announced these immediate changes to Fix Auto’s board of directors on Thursday. “We have made some changes to our board of directors,” says Leal.”These changes are […]

CARSTAR taps owner Jeff Labanovich for senior operations role

Oshawa's Jeff Labanovich named to senior operations role in CARSTAR Canada

By CRM staff Oshawa, Ontario — Janaury 9, 2018 — CARSTAR North America today named Oshawa franchise owner Jeff Labanovich as the new associate vice president of operations for CARSTAR Canada. An experienced multi-store operator, the Carleton graduate joined the CARSTAR team in 2005 and has served on the CARSTAR Canada Advisory Council for several […]

Mercedes-Benz Canada announces new leadership structure for its corporate stores

Robert Müller, pictured above, has worked with Mercedes-Benz since 2006.

 Toronto, Ontario — January 4, 2017 — Effective January 1, all eleven of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s corporate stores will be reporting to Robert Müller, the newly-appointed Vice President, Corporate Retail, Mercedes-Benz Canada. Previously, the seven Toronto Retail Group (TRG) and four Vancouver Retail Group (VRG) locations were managed under separate leadership. The new structure’s single chain […]