Uni-Select Inc. (“Uni-Select” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that Jason Best has joined the leadership team of Uni-Select’s Canadian Automotive Group as Senior Vice President, Sales, Canada, effective April 13, 2020.
“We’re pleased to welcome such a seasoned sales leader to our team. Jason spent his entire career in the automotive aftermarket and he brings a solid track record to lead one of the most crucial areas of our business,” stated Brent Windom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select.
As we are already preparing for post-COVID-19, Jason’s experience will be key to lead the development and implementation of our Go-To-Market strategies and ensure their success across Canada.
— Brent Windom, President and Chief Executive Officer, Uni-Select.
Jason Best has over 22 years in senior global roles at Spectra Premium and was recently Chairman of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada.
As part of his role as leader of Uni-Select’s Canadian sales team, Jason Best will be focusing on continuously strengthening relationships with member customers.
With over 6,000 employees in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., Uni-Select is a leader in the distribution of automotive refinish and industrial coatings and related products in North America, as well as a leader in the automotive aftermarket parts business in Canada.
Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville, Québec, Canada, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (UNS).
In Canada, Uni-Select supports over 16,000 automotive repair and collision repair shops and more than 4,000 shops through its automotive repair/installer shop banners and automotive refinish banners.
Its national network includes over 1,000 independent customer locations and more than 75 company-owned stores, many of which operate under the Uni-Select BUMPER TO BUMPER®, AUTO PARTS PLUS® and FINISHMASTER® store banner programs.
In the United States, Uni-Select, through its wholly-owned subsidiary FinishMaster, Inc., operates a national network of over 175 automotive refinish company-owned stores under the FINISHMASTER® banner, which supports over 30,000 customers annually and is the primary supplier to more than 5,500 collision repair centre customers.
In the U.K. and Ireland, Uni-Select, through its Parts Alliance group of subsidiaries, is a major distributor of automotive parts supporting over 23,000 customer accounts with a network of over 175 company-owned stores.