OTTAWA, Ontario — The membership of the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has elected Bob Jaworski, president and general manager of Auto Electric Service, chairman for 2021-22, succeeding Susan Hitchon, business development manager, Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd.,
In addition, the membership elected Jason Yurchak, senior vice president, Worldpac Canada, as first vice-chair, and Shannon Spano, vice president of sales, Wakefield Canada, as second vice-chair.
Ms. Hitchon continues in the association's management as immediate past chair.
The election was held virtually during the trade group's 79th Annual General Meeting, held today.
In addition, the AIA-Canada presented its Distinguished Service Award to Mauro Cifelli, president and CEO of Groupe Del Vasto, and the Young Professionals in the Aftermarket (YPA) Leader of the Year Award to Kathryn Jones of Dorman Products.
Lordco Auto Parts Ltd. and the AIA Canada Northern Alberta Division received the AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation Recognition Awards.