TORONTO, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Dilawri Group of Companies today announced that Jerry Chenkin will take on the role of Vice-Chair of the Advisory Board. Chenkin has been an integral part of the automotive industry in Canada for more than four decades, taking on a number of roles with Honda Canada, including the past four years as president and CEO. Following a long career at Honda Canada, the self-described "car fanatic" retired as the company's leader effective March 31, 2017.
"After 42 years of working directly with manufacturing and distribution, I'm looking forward to providing strategic direction to Canada's largest automotive group," said Chenkin. "While I will not be involved in day-to-day operations, I will offer my experience to help ensure the company moves forward as a leader in the industry."
Dealer principals Kap, Tony and Ajay Dilawri are pleased to welcome Chenkin and are confident his expertise and executive experience will help the company achieve its goal of becoming Canada's premier automotive group.
"We have known and greatly respected Jerry for over 35 years, so we are honored that he is joining our advisory board," said Ajay Dilawri. "He has experience in both sales and production facilities, which is unique in Canada. His strong belief in customer service and leading edge technology aligns with our company's beliefs, and we know that his guidance will benefit all of our customers."
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Dilawri Group of Companies is Canada's largest automotive group with 63 franchised dealerships representing 30 automotive brands throughout Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. Privately owned and operated by the Dilawri family since 1985, the company continues to expand its footprint in Canada, building on its history of excellence in the automotive industry. With more than 3,500 employees, Dilawri Group of Companies is proud to offer exceptional products and customer service in every dealership. For more information about Dilawri please visit www.dilawri.ca.
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