Brian McManus is Interim President and COO and has been Executive Chair of Uni-Select Inc. since May 2021 and Chief Executive Officer since June 30, 2021. He was a partner at Cafa Financial Corporation, a private investment bank headquartered in Montreal, until early 2021. Prior to joining Cafa in 2020, Mr. McManus spent over 18 years as President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Stella-Jones Inc., a leading producer and marketer of pressure treated wood products.
Brian McManus is a member of the Board of Directors of CSL Group Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Metro Inc. and a member of its Audit Committee.
Mr. McManus holds a B.A. in Economics from McGill University and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.
Sally is a qualified chartered accountant with a vast range of experience in senior financial positions at organisations with a demanding customer base and supply chain.
She joined GSF in September 2019 from Westbridge Food Group, where she was Group Finance Director. Previous to this, Sally was Vice President and CFO responsible for Finance and IT for the International Division of Dawn Food Products. During her career, she has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Netherlands. She has vast experience in merger and acquisition activity and most recently led the successful trade sale of Westbridge Foods to the CP Pokphand Group.
Jo is an experienced HR professional with more than 20 years spent in the automotive industry.
She joined CES in 2001 and became HR Director for GSF in 2014. She has since managed the integration of thousands of employees from more than a dozen brands and Jo leads a team whose remit includes employee relations, compliance, communications, training, talent, payroll and more.
Paula Huesca de Crean
Commercial and Logistics Director
Paula has more than 22 years’ experience in the automotive industry, with a career spanning roles in OEMs and leading aftermarket suppliers in which she has been instrumental to product development, supply chains, integrations and leading purchasing groups.
Paula joined GSF in May 2019, having previously worked for LKQ Europe and at Euro Car Parts Group in the UK and Ireland as Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to this, she led the Quinton Hazell business in Europe and held various commercial and finance positions in Caterpillar and OEM Land Rover/Rover.
National Accounts Sales Director
Mike joined GSF in June 2007 to develop a national corporate accounts programme for the group. He is a seasoned sales professional with a background in building teams and strategy for the UK and Europe.
Mike brings a wealth of experience from over 30 years working in senior management positions within the automotive industry, working for leading blue chip companies such as Crompton, SP tools, Tenneco Walker & Monroe, Axle Group, and Pregis corporation he is professionally trained and involved in sales channels to market on many key automotive product groups.
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Marketing and Product Director
Brett has accrued more than 25 years' automotive component experience. Across purchasing, product development, marketing, logistics and sales functions in his career, he began in the classic and exotic sports car market dealing with British icons such as MG, Triumph, Mini and Jaguar. More latterly he has worked for OEM and aftermarket giants such as Bosch, DRIV and Sogefi Filtration in senior roles.
Heading various divisions and UK subs, his experience in change management and strategy have been developed with premium brands leading to in-depth market knowledge of the automotive sector from the manufacturer arena.
Managing Director, Branch Sales and Operations
Steve has been with the business since 2014 and has held several senior management positions in this time. He started his automotive aftermarket career on the shop floor in 2005 and has progressed through most branch network roles in both regional and national businesses during this time. He has a wealth of experience and proven track record in multi-site sales and operational leadership.