Aftermarket association veteran Patty Kettles joins AARO

by | Dec 13, 2021 | 0 comments

Long-time aftermarket industry association professional Patty Kettles has joined the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) as Manager of Events and Programs.

Kettles is a veteran of the aftermarket association world, having spent more than a decade in events, sponsorship and communications roles with the Automotive Industries Association of Canada until leaving in 2017 and taking up positions outside the industry.

“I’m really excited to be back working with the aftermarket. It’s a great industry and I’m looking forward to reconnecting with so many of my aftermarket friends and talking about the great things that AARO has in store.”

Kettles in based in Ottawa, Ont. She can be reached at

About AARO

In 1939, leaders in the automotive service industry determined that there was a need for an association which would join together independent businesses across the province of Ontario to promote professional and quality automotive service within the industry while providing a network of support across the province for its members.

AARO, Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario is a not-for-profit association. We welcome professional, quality, independent businesses engaged in the automotive service industry. 

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