AURORA, Colo. (March 6, 2017) — Leeds West Groups, a Colorado-based franchise operator of Big O Tires and Midas Auto Care locations, has made a number of regional sales/marketing appointments and is opening its 56th retail location, a Big O store in Aurora.
Most recently, Leeds West (LWG) hired Tim Moran to fill the newly created position of regional vice president of East Coast operations. He joins LWG from Autopart International, where he was director of strategic accounts. He brings 24 years of automotive aftermarket experience to LWG's growing organization.
Jeff Genuario, LWG's chief operating officer, lauded Mr. Moran's "wealth of proven experience and industry knowledge" as key reasons for his hiring. "We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to continued growth and to being the leading service provider in our industry."
Meanwhile, Brian Thompson was promoted to regional director of Midwest and Wenco Group operations. Mr. Thompson has been with LWG for more than six years, hiring on a assistant manager at Wenco Group. He advanced quickly and most recently was district manager, overseeing 10 Midas locations.
LWG also announced the addition of Brian Johnson and David Louden, Jr. to the team of district managers.
Mr. Johnson joined LWG six years ago as an assistant manager at Midas in Denver. He was promoted to store manager shortly thereafter. In his new role, he will oversee four Midas locations in the Denver area.