CARSTAR announced the advancement of Jeff Labanovich to Chief Operating Officer for CARSTAR Canada.
Labanovich has been a part of the CARSTAR Canada family for over 15 years, first as a franchise partner then joining the corporate team.
Labanovich was responsible for performance enhancements across the network through the implementation of the EDGE Performance Platform and providing strategic leadership to the operations team, especially through the pandemic.
“This past year presented new challenges to our industry and Jeff has been instrumental in navigating a path forward for our CARSTAR network in Canada,” says Dean Fisher, Collision President, Driven Brands.
“Through his collaboration with key industry leaders, insurance partners and our franchise family, CARSTAR Canada has been able to continue providing our essential services to communities across the country.”
As Chief Operating Officer, Labanovich will continue to lead the insurance and operations team and will have an increased role in driving the overall strategy for the CARSTAR Canada business.
“Continuing to collaborate with our insurance and vendor partners to drive innovation for our industry is essential in this new environment,” continues Fisher.
“We are firmly committed to upholding our reputation as industry leaders in operational excellence so having dedicated leaders like Jeff at the helm, ensures CARSTAR Canada drives best-in-class repair quality and experiences to our shared customers.”