Bestbuy Distributors Limited has announced the appointment of Robert Chartrand to the position of vice president, Purchasing & Inventory. Chartrand assumed his new role effective Sept. 8 and is based at the head office in Mississauga, Ontario. Chartrand reports directly to President Bill Hay.
Chartrand brings more than 30 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket to Bestbuy, including his most recent senior position as VP, Product Management, Purchasing, and Procurement at Altrom. Chartrand assumes responsibility for Bestbuy’s purchasing, inventory, and all related initiatives.
“Robert has tremendous knowledge of the import market and what it takes to be successful in that market. We welcome Robert’s extensive and thorough background to the Vice President group at Bestbuy,” stated Hay.