Key appointments for Fix Auto World

Fix Auto World has announced two new members to its board of directors.

David Marshall has served in senior roles in government and in the finance industry, including appointments as assistant auditor general of Canada and a deputy minister in the federal government.

He has extensive business experience, having served as vice chairman of CIBC Bank and as a managing director in the Wall Street firm of Bankers Trust New York. He has also served as president and CEO of the workplace safety and insurance board, a $4bn Ontario provincial insurance organization.

David has also served as Canada’s ambassador to Barbados and the eastern Caribbean, and is currently an advisor to the minister of dinance of Ontario.

Meanwhile, Robert Hattem brings over 45 years of experience in sales, distribution and development to the board. He has held several senior leadership roles, namely in the building materials industry (BMR Group) where he worked as vice president, merchandising, and in the pharmaceutical industry (McKesson Canada) as vice president, sales and marketing.

In 2002, he joined UAP as executive vice president of the heavy vehicle parts division, and in 2004 he was appointed as president and CEO of UAP Inc., where he worked until 2014. Robert has also served as chairman on the boards of organisations like the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) Canada, the Canadian Drug Wholesale Association (CDWA), UAP, and is currently on the board of Vast-Auto.

He and David join Fix Auto World’s three existing board members, Jorge Arruda, Daniel Hogg and Steve Leal, president and CEO of Fix Auto World.

Steve said, ‘As we continue to grow our network and brands, one of our goals is to build a team that is committed to Fix Auto World’s long-term success. David and Robert’s appointments round off our board’s existing skillset with world-class corporate governance and automotive aftermarket experience, which will serve Fix Auto World well in its current and future projects.’