TORONTO, May 18, 2016 Mercedes-Benz Canada and RONA are pleased to announce that Karen Aleniuk is the Grand Prize winner of a contest that was held at RONA Contractor Shows across the country this past February and March. Karen took delivery of the new mid-size Metris Cargo Van, valued at $42,000, at Mercedes-Benz Edmonton West.
About Mercedes-Benz Canada
Mercedes-Benz Canada is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of the Mercedes-Benz and AMG passenger vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Vans and smart. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc. employs approximately 1,500 people in 21 locations across Canada. Through a nationwide network of 11 Mercedes-Benz owned retail operations and 46 authorized dealerships, Mercedes-Benz Canada sold 44,526 vehicles in 2015. This represents the best year ever for the company and has positioned Mercedes-Benz as the top luxury manufacturer in Canada for the second consecutive year. Further information from Mercedes-Benz is available on the internet at: www.media.mercedes-benz.ca
RONA inc. is a major Canadian retailer and distributor of hardware, building materials and home renovation products. The Corporation operates a network of close to 500 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats. With its nine distribution centres, RONA serves its network of stores and several independent dealers operating under other banners, including Ace, for which RONA owns the licensing rights and is the exclusive distributor in Canada. With more than 17,000 employees in corporate stores and more than 5,000 employees in the stores of its independent affiliate dealers, the Corporation generates annual consolidated sales of $4.2 billion. For more information, visit rona.ca.
SOURCE Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.
Image with caption: "Pictured from left to right: Mark Hurst (Key Account Manager, Vans, Mercedes-Benz Edmonton West), Paul Hobbs (District Operations Manager, Central Alberta, RONA), Karen Aleniuk (Winner), Glen Reap (Contract Sales, RONA Edmonton Southside), Bill McGregor (Store Manager, RONA Edmonton Southside). (CNW Group/Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160518_C3933_PHOTO_EN_693774.jpg
For further information: Mercedes-Benz Canada: JoAnne Caza, 416-847-7550, [email protected]; Nathalie Gravel, 416-847-7509, [email protected]; RONA: Press Contact, 514-599-5900 x5271, [email protected]