FIX NETWORK WORLD ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF BERTRAND LAUZON TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Seasoned financial executive joins Fix Network board as the aftermarket leader looks to next phase of growth
BLAINVILLE, (QUEBEC) November 19, 2020: Fix Network World, the leading global automotive aftermarket services network, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Lauzon to its board of directors.
Mr. Lauzon is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for BFL Canada, Canada’s largest private commercial insurance broker. He is responsible for all financial, tax, merger and acquisition transactions as well as shareholder relations. He is a member of BFL Canada’s national strategic management committee.
Before joining BFL Canada, Mr. Lauzon was First Vice-President, Finance, Operations, Systems and Chief Financial Officer for Desjardins Securities. Under his leadership, the company’s assets under management grew from $7 billion to $18 billion. Prior to that, he was First Vice-President, Finance, Information Technology and Chief Financial Officer at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).
Speaking about Mr. Lauzon’s appointment, Steve Leal, CEO and President of Fix Network, said, “We are pleased to welcome Bertrand to the Fix Network board of directors. His deep experience in the financial services sector as well as his governance expertise will be invaluable to Fix Network as we grow our business and demonstrate the power of a network to our franchise network, suppliers and insurance partners.”
The Fix Network board and management will also depend on Mr. Lauzon’s executive insights, strategic thinking and experience with large-scale, complex transactions to support the organization’s growth ambitions and market opportunities.
“It’s an honor to serve on the Fix Network board of directors and to be part of the organization’s growth journey,” said Mr. Lauzon. “I look forward to contributing my insights around the boardroom table and supporting the management in executing on its strategic objectives worldwide.”
Mr. Lauzon is an accredited professional accountant and certified financial analyst. He holds exceptional credentials in the financial sector, with more than 36 years of experience. He has completed the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program and holds an ICD.D.
ABOUT FIX NETWORK
Fix Network is a global leader in the automotive aftermarket services sector, consisting of Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass, ProColor Collision, Speedy Auto Service and SRP brands. Our locally owned and operated collision, glass and mechanical repair facilities offer hassle-free vehicle care and services. Our company and our network continue to grow nationally and globally, thanks to a solid foundation based on entrepreneurship and innovation. With over 2,000 points of service around the world, Fix Network is the premier global automotive aftermarket services solution. For more information, visit www.fixnetwork.com.
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