Carstar names new vice president

Carstar North America has named Oshawa franchise owner Jeff Labanovich as the new associate vice president of operations for Carstar Canada.

An experienced multi-store operator, the Carleton graduate joined the Carstar team in 2005 and has served on the Carstar Canada Advisory Council for several years. Last year also was recognized as the franchisee of the year at the Carstar conference.

Carstar North America’s president Michael Macaluso said, ‘We are honoured and very fortunate to have someone of Jeff Labanovich’s experience join our corporate team. We look forward to his many contributions to our brand and our success in the future.’

In his new role, Jeff will oversee Canadian operations, and has announced his intention to focus on using key performance indicators to increase franchise profitability.