Brent Windom joined Uni-Select in June 2017 as President and Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Automotive Group. He was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, Uni-Select Inc., on May 1st, 2019. Mr. Windom has over 30 years of experience of transformational change in the automotive aftermarket industry. During his career, he has held various leadership roles and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Auto Plus ǀ Pep Boys, an important automotive aftermarket parts distributor in the U.S. His previous experience includes the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer of Uni-Select USA, Inc., Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Uni-Select North America, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Uni-Select USA, Inc. and Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising for Middle Atlantic Warehouse Distributor, Inc. Brent Windom is Second Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA). He also served on several industry boards in the U.S., of which the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF).
Mr. Bussières was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Uni-Select Inc. in May 2019. He joined the Corporation in November 2015 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Uni-Select, Mr. Bussières spent over 10 years with CAE, a global leader in civil aviation, security, as well as healthcare services, where he held various positions that culminated in the role of Vice President Finance, Simulation Products, Civil Training and Services, which he held for five years. With strong financial and M&A experiences, and recognized as a results and strategy-oriented leader, Mr. Bussières has coordinated major investment initiatives in Great Britain, India, Malaysia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Prior to joining CAE, he dedicated 15 years of his career providing financial counsel to private and public companies with Société Générale, from 1997 to 2005, and the Royal Bank of Canada, from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Bussières holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Université du Québec en Outaouais.
Mr. Molenaar has been Interim Vice President, Reorganization of FinishMaster, Inc., a subsidiary of the Corporation, since January 2019. He was Chief Executive Officer of Tradebe Management Limited, a multinational hazardous waste management company from 2015 to July 2018 when he retired and joined its Board of Directors. Prior thereto, he held several international management positions at AkzoNobel N.V., including General Manager Automotive Refinish Asia Pacific, Vice President Automotive Refinish North America and with the most recent being Global Managing Director, Marine & Protective Coatings, from January 2010 to December 2014.
Mr. Molenaar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Polymer Science from Saxion Hogeschool Enschede in Enschede, The Netherlands as well as the executive AMP of Harvard University.
Neil Croxson was appointed to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of The Parts Alliance U.K. in March 2019. He joined the organization as Group CFO in May 2015 and has been playing a pivotal role in the expansion of our network through selected acquisitions and the opening of 15 company-owned stores.
Prior to joining The Parts Alliance, Neil spent twelve years in the Rexel Group, a worldwide distributor of electrical materials, where he was CFO Northern Europe. Qualified as a Chartered accountant by the ICAEW, U.K.’s professional accounting body, Neil’s career has included distributing brands such as Toyota, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan working in SMEs as well as large PLC and seen him living in France and Africa as well as the U.K. Neil Croxson is a graduate of Hull University.
Louis Juneau was appointed Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary of Uni-Select Inc. in May 2019. He joined the Corporation in 2009 as Senior Director, Legal Affairs and was appointed Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary in 2013. He was named Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary in 2015.
Prior to joining Uni-Select, Me Juneau worked for seven years as Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretary for a Canadian automotive parts manufacturer and distributor. He began his career at major law and accounting firms, including Stikeman Elliott and Deloitte. Louis Juneau is a member of the Quebec Bar since 1991. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from HEC Montreal. He recently completed the Directors Education Program by the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Dominique Denicourt is a seasoned human resources manager with over 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Uni-Select's management team in September 2019, he was Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs at Aluminerie Alouette. Previously, he spent more than 10 years with a major Canadian aerospace company where he held several management positions. Dominique Denicourt holds a bachelor's degree and studied at the master’s level in industrial relations at Université de Montréal. Actively involved in his community, he chaired the Board of Directors of the Maison des organismes communautaires de Sept-Îles and served on the board of the Fondation régionale Hôpital Sept-Îles. He also contributed to the efforts of Développement économique Sept-Îles to increase the labour pool in this region.