EDMONTON, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Malcolm Knox will fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective Jan. 29, 2018.
"Mr. Knox has extensive qualifications and executive experience, with a proven track record managing change in regulated business environments," said Bill Burnett, AMVIC Board of Directors Chair. "We are excited Malcolm has agreed to join us as AMVIC continues to emphasize consumer protection while implementing changes to the automotive industry through the Consumer Protection Act (formerly the Fair Trading Act) and associated regulations."
A highly organized strategic thinker, analytical problem solver, planner, and project manager, Knox sees both the big picture and the detail. Experienced in the private and public sectors, Knox brings strategic leadership, effective operation of administrative systems and structures to support AMVIC's mission to protect consumers and promote trust and confidence in Alberta's motor vehicle industry.
"AMVIC's priority is consumer protection and having experienced leadership allows AMVIC to focus on a fair and even playing field for Alberta's automotive industry. Malcolm's direction will further strengthen the organization by educating consumers on their rights," said Doug Lagore, interim CEO.
About AMVIC: The Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC) is a regulatory organization authorized by the Minister of Service Alberta to enforce and administer the following legislation in relation to automotive business: the Consumer Protection Act (formerly the Fair Trading Act); the Automotive Business Regulation; the Cost of Credit Disclosure Regulation, and the Internet Sales Contract Regulation. AMVIC's mandate is to provide consumer protection in Alberta's motor vehicle industry. AMVIC publishes valuable information and tips for consumers, businesses and salespeople at amvic.org.
SOURCE Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council (AMVIC)
For further information: Media inquiries may be directed to: Cathy Housdorff, Manager of Communications and Education, Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council, 780-468-0476, CHousdorff@amvic.org