Uni-Select Canada Inc. has announced it is appointing Doug Coates as SVP General Manager for the Western Region starting December 1st, 2020.
Doug is the former Chief Executive Officer of Lordco Auto Parts, Canada’s largest privately held automotive parts distributor and is a pillar in the industry. He retired from that post in 2018 after a decades long tenure with the B.C.-based organization.
“Doug will be a great addition to the Team as he brings with him a wealth of market experience and store knowledge to support our corporate stores and Members partners,” stated Brent Windom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select Inc.
Additionally, in an effort to provide for greater in-market focus and to improve market harmonization efforts between our customers and members partners, Jason Best is appointed to a newly expanded role of SVP General Manager of the Eastern Region as Uni-Select will be transitioning to an East/West structure model.
“As with our most recent acquisition of Pièces d’Auto St-Jean two new stores, we are confident that today’s strategic organizational changes will continue to improve our focus and execution in order to pave the way to our continued success in the Canadian market.” stated Brent Windom.