CTEA welcomes new general manager, directors


The Canadian Transportation Tools Affiliation (CTEA) welcomed a brand new basic supervisor and a pair of administrators throughout its annual basic assembly in Victoria.

Jean-Marc Picard, beforehand head of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Affiliation (APTA), formally stepped into the lead employees function at CTEA, as Suzy Leveille prepares to retire.

“This can be a nice alternative,” Picard instructed a crowd of delegates together with producers, automobile upfitters, and element suppliers. “I’m excited to find out about your corporations, your merchandise, yourselves.”

Jean-Marc Picard
Jean-Marc Picard takes the rostrum throughout considered one of his first roles as basic supervisor. (Photograph: John G. Smith)

Affiliation president Blair Norberg of Falcon Tools referred to Leveille as an business icon.

“It’s been a heck of a experience,” mentioned Leveille, a one-time truck driver turned affiliation government. “Wanting again, I might not change a factor.”

Two new board members additionally start phrases as administrators.

Gabriel Seguin of Canadian Kenworth was acclaimed to his function. He’s the regional service supervisor protecting the Canadian area and is accountable for greater than 80 Kenworth dealerships.

Nathalie St-Pierre, basic supervisor of BeauRoc since 2012, was elected from a slate of three candidates. The previous skilled musician shifted profession paths to finish a mechanical engineering diploma from the Polytechnique of Montreal. Most not too long ago she has been overseeing development of a 40,000-square-foot facility.

They fill roles created with the departures of Shannon Bell and Stephen Vezina.

The CTEA will host its 60th manufacturing convention Sept. 25-27 in St. Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick.


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