Women at the Wheel: Jennifer Fox

Women at the Wheel: Jennifer Fox

Fox is director of marketing and corporate development at Auto Electric Service Ltd. in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

During the month of June, aftermarketNews will be presenting the esteemed 2024 Class of AMN’s Women at the Wheel. From trailblazers who have helped create departments and even entire companies, to those who ensure their office runs like a well-oiled machine, this year’s group of 26 is full of authentic leaders, each with a story to tell.

Mentorship and programming have united women throughout the aftermarket, serving as a springboard for them to enter the industry and grow their roles into successful careers. They are sparking change and driving results, together.

Today’s honoree is Jennifer Fox, director of marketing & corporate development at Auto Electric Service Ltd. in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

How your aftermarket career began: After attending university and working in the public and private sectors, I entered the automotive aftermarket on a contract basis, but once my foot was in the door I saw so much opportunity I was hooked and never looked back.

Proudest career accomplishment: Becoming the youngest female shareholder in our company. We have a very tight-knit ownership group and to work at that level being a young female was a major accomplishment.  

Best advice to other women in the aftermarket: Know who you are and what you bring to the table and leverage that. Make sure you know your stuff and then don’t be afraid to stand up and make your voice and opinion be heard. 

Industry support of women in the aftermarket: I feel the industry has come a long way in accepting and supporting women in a variety of ways. Whether it is through leadership initiatives, education, recognition, mentoring or just creating the space for women to be supported and encouraged. I have personally gotten to know some amazing women who led by example and were always willing to pull others up alongside them as they climbed. 

In Monday’s edition of aftermarketNews, we’ll feature Kristin Frogge, director, category management at Highline Warren.

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