Today Uni-Select announced the appointment of Brent Windom as their new President and COO of the Canadian Automotive Group. This news came along with the retirement of Gary O’Connor, current President and COO at the end of this year.
With more than 30 years in the automotive aftermarket industry, Windom has been in several leadership positions and served as President and COO of Uni-Select USA.
“Brent has a solid track record of driving business growth through innovation, successful strategic initiatives and developing people,” mentioned Henry Buckley, President and CEO, Uni-Select. “We are extremely proud to welcome Brent back as a member of our Executive team and are confident that, with his extensive leadership and his strong knowledge of the Canadian automotive aftermarket, he will be a key contributor in the pursuit of Uni-Select’s growth ambitions.”
Gary O’Connor will act as the Strategic Adviser for Brent until the end of 2017.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Executive Team and our 3,000+ team members, I would like to express our sincerest thanks to Gary for his tireless dedication and leadership in helping build an outstanding Corporation. The success of Uni-Select is, in large part, due to his extraordinary talent, his professional expertise and his leadership. Gary has earned the trust and respect of our team members, partners and industry leaders and he will be missed by all who had the privilege of working with him,” mentioned Mr. Buckley. “We wish him a long and rewarding retirement.”