WIX Filters, a member of the Affinia Group family of brands, has named Steve Ellis as Canadian business development manager.
Ellis manages an 11-person team of national sales representatives responsible for expanding WIX’s market position in 13 provinces and territories in Canada.
“Steve is a valuable addition to the WIX sales team in Canada,” says Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales for WIX Filters.
“He brings 35 years of sales and retail experience to the position, both at the customer level and in the automotive aftermarket industry, and will ensure WIX’s continued growth in the Canadian market.”
A native of Quebec, Ellis was most recently national sales manager for UCI International, one of America’s largest and most diversified companies servicing the vehicle replacement parts and car care market. He was responsible for sales of several UCI businesses, including ASC, Airtex, Champ Filtration and Wells Vehicle Electronics.