Down to Business: First Female GM President inducted into Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Toronto, Ontario — The first Female president of General Motors Canada has been honoured with an induction into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. Maureen Kempston Darkes served as President and General Manager from 1994-2001. She was the highest-ranking woman within the company during that period. Kempston-Darkes was honoured not only for her trailblazing appointment […]

Movin’ On Up: John Cappella appointed as new President and CEO of Porsche Canada

Toronto, Ontario — John Capella was appointed as the new CEO and president of Porsche Cars Canada (PCC) on Thursday and will take over the position from Marc Ouayoun effective Sept. 1. Ouayoun is not leaving the company, but pivoting to a new role under the Volkswagen brand. Cappella succeeds qualified executive Ouayoun in this […]

Biden Buys In: U.S. President shows support for the ‘Right to Repair’ campaign.

Washington, D.C. — United States President Joe Biden has shown his support of the ‘Right to Repair’ campaign by signing an executive order late last week that would prohibit anti-competitive restrictions that prohibit consumers freedoms when it comes to their data and repairing their vehicle where they want to.  President of the Auto Care Association, […]

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 […]

Axalta appoints Joseph F. McDougall as President, Global Refinish

Joseph McDougall has been named President of Axalta’s Global Refinish division. He joined the company in 2013 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — September 25, 2017 — Joseph F. McDougall has been named Senior Vice President and President, Global Refinish at Axalta Coating Systems. In this new role at the company, McDougall will be responsible for Axalta’s global refinish business. “Joe brings a unique set of skills to this new position at Axalta including a […]

LINE-X names Dennis Weese as President

Dennis Weese has been named President of LINE-X, following the retirement of former President Kevin Heronimus.

Huntsville, Alabama — September 9, 2015 — LINE-X has announced Dennis Weese as its new President. Weese will use his leadership skills, business acumen and franchising experience to lead LINE-X’s team in continuing with their company vision and direction. After serving as President of LINE-X for six years, Kevin Heronimus will retire to spend more […]