A Mark on the Land: Uniparts names Mark Warwick North GTA territory manager

Toronto, Ontario — Mark Warwick has been named Uniparts’ new territory manager for the company’s North GTA region, according to a press release from Thursday. Warwick first joined the industry as a parts counter person for a Honda dealer in Mississauga, Ont. 35 years ago. He honed his skills as a parts expert during his […]

CARSTAR announces several promotions

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — February 7, 2019 — With CARSTAR reaching 30 years in business, the network has announced a number of promotions as part of a strategy for driving CARSTAR North America forward. “These changes will help us achieve our goals of growth in scale, continued improvement in our key performance indicators and driving […]

LKQ promotes Terry Fortner to VP of Insurance, Sales and Marketing

By CRM Staff Chicago, Illinois — December 19, 2017 — Terry Fortner has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Insurance, Sales and Marketing at the LKQ Corporation. Previously he was Vice President of Corporate Accounts leading the oversight of key accounts including insurance and collision repair. Fortner will lead the formation of […]

Narenda Pathipati appointed Exec VP and CFO at Boyd

Narendra Pathipati

Winnipeg, Manitoba — January 5, 2015 Boyd Group has appointed Narendra “Pat” Pathipati as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Pathipati succeeds Dan Dott, who will remain with Boyd as Senior Vice President Finance for a one year transition period. Following this transition period, Dott intends to retire on December 31, 2015.  “We are […]

Arslan Automotive appoints Jason Gray as rep for Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  Jason Gray.    Pointe-Claire, Quebec — January 2, 2015 Arslan Automotive Canada has announced the appointment of Jason Gray as the company’s representative for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. “Jason has completed full training on the Arslan Aluminum Program and is well equipped to handle all queries regards getting your shop aluminum repair ready,” says Arman […]

Mike Kaplaniak to develop UNIPARTS OEM’s Ontario business

  Mike Kaplaniak.   Mississauga, Ontario — April 17, 2013 — UNIPARTS OEM of Canada has announced the appointment of Mike Kaplaniak to the position of Director of Operations and Development for the Province of Ontario. As an operations and sales professional in the automotive and collision industry, Kaplaniak brings to his new position a […]

Marcel Dionne to receive AIA Distinguished Service Award

  Marcel Dionne will be awarded the AIA Distinguished Service Award at the AIA Aftermarket Conference for Executives on April 12.    Ottawa, Ontario — April 1, 2013 — Marcel Dionne has been announced as the recipient of this year’s prestigious AIA Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented at the AIA […]

Dave Brunori named Division President of Quest Automotive Products

  Dave Brunori.   Walled Lake, Michigan — March 20, 2013 — David Brunori has been promoted to Division President of Quest Automotive Products (QAP). A statement from the company says the promotion is reflective of the overall responsibility and success that Brunori has shown in providing leadership to his business unit which includes Matrix […]

Quest announces two additions to Senior Management Team

Charleston, South Carolina — March 15, 2013 — Quest Specialty Chemicals has announced the addition of two new members to the Senior Leadership Team. Quest manufactures coatings for the automotive industry under the Matrix System brand name. Rick Martin will be joining the organization effective March 25th in the role of Chief Financial Officer. Martin […]