GSF Car Parts announced Sukhbir Kapoor has been appointed as its President and COO. He will also serve as an executive director of Canadian parent company Uni-Select Plc, effective January 3, 2023.
In his new role, Sukhbir will lead GSF, a business that currently runs 180 branches across the UK, supplying independent garages, national chains and retail customers with parts for all vehicles. GSF says its branch network is supported by a National Distribution Centre in Birmingham and specialist support teams in Birmingham, Chester and Swansea. The business also operates national garage programme Servicesure.
Sukhbir has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket industry and is a highly respected leader in the sector, having held senior positions in Euro Car Parts, LKQ Europe, Tenneco and Digraph Transport, according to GSF Car Parts.
“We are delighted to welcome Sukhbir to Uni-Select Group and GSF. Sukhbir is a proven leader with a track record for execution and value creation in the UK automotive aftermarket,” said Brian McManus, Uni-Select executive chair and CEO. “He brings the kind of experience, leadership skillset and vision that will be pivotal assets for GSF as we seek to grow the business in 2023 and beyond, delivering a best-in-class service for customers and supporting our industry as it adapts to the evolution of the market.”
GSF is the lead member of The Parts Alliance Group and both an active and founder member of Nexus Automotive, the international trading group.