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Uni-Select Appoints Brian McManus As CEO

Brent Windom has decided to retire from his roles as president & CEO, and president & COO, Canadian Automotive Group.


Uni-Select Inc. has announced that Brent Windom has decided to retire from his role as president and CEO, and president and COO, Canadian Automotive Group, effective June 30, 2021, as well as a member of the board of directors. Brian McManus was appointed as his successor and will hold the dual role of executive chair and CEO of Uni-Select Inc. 


“Given Brent’s decision, the board determined that it would be a natural fit for Brian to take on the day-to-day operations of Uni-Select as CEO. We are very pleased that he decided to accept this additional role. To ensure a smooth transition, Brent has agreed to stay on as a consultant for a period of two years,” said Michelle Cormier, lead director of Uni-Select Inc. “We thank Brent for his many years of loyal and dedicated service to Uni-Select.” 

“I spent over 20 years working at Uni-Select in various positions and through different business cycles and transformation periods. I felt it was time for me to leverage my experience by transitioning to a consulting role,” said Windom.


McManus added, “I wish to thank the board for their trust in my leadership and look forward to working with the management team to develop the strategy, grow the business and continue to create value for shareholders.”