Ottawa, April 27, 2016 – On May 12th, AIA members will celebrate the 2016 Young Leader of the Year Award recipient, Keith Gordon, Canadian Director of Sales at Delphi Product & Service Solutions.
The award will be presented at AIA’s Aftermarket Conference for Executives (ACE) being held at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, in Montreal, Quebec.
Keith began his career in the automotive aftermarket in 1995 as a Territory Manager for Specialty Sales & Marketing, where he assumed increasing management roles in Ontario, Atlantic Canada, and finally nationally. He joined Delphi Product & Service Solutions as the Canadian Director of Sales in 2009, overseeing all of the company’s aftermarket sales in Canada, a role that he still holds today.
He is actively involved with the aftermarket industry having held positions on numerous AIA committees, including the Ontario Division, the YES Committee, and the Marketing Committee. As the former Chair of the AIA Ontario Division, Keith assisted with the planning of several regional conferences and charity golf tournaments supporting the aftermarket scholarship program. He is one of the original members of the AIA YES Committee and former Vice-Chair.
Continuously committed to the Canadian aftermarket and his community, Keith is the Chair of the Slap Shots for a Cause hockey tournament in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. He is a former Big Brother of Canada and Big Brother of Canada Alumnus.
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About the Young Leader of Year Award
The Young Leader of the Year Award is presented annually to an outstanding young employee for his/her dedication to the industry, leadership, and innovation. The Award was created in 2007 by the Young Executive Society (YES) Committee to provide member organizations with an opportunity to recognize employees that have made an impact on their companies, on their communities and on the industry.
About AIA Canada
The Automotive Industries Association [AIA] of Canada is the national trade association that brings together the entire automotive aftermarket supply and service chain. AIA’s mandate is to promote, educate and represent members in areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the industry. To learn more, please visit www.aiacanada.com, follow @AIAofCanada, or like facebook.com/AIACanada.
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