Advantage Parts Solutions has welcomed Paul Gange as president of North America to its global team of executive leadership. Gange joins the organization to accelerate the brand’s global sales and marketing strategy and vision throughout North American markets.
“Without question, Paul is regarded as one of the industry’s top leaders. His 25-year career in the industry allows him to bring a wealth of experience to Advantage, and that’s why we’re excited to have him lead the North American team,” said Advantage Parts Solutions’ Co-Founder and CEO Bob Kirstiuk. “I look forward to working directly with Paul to grow and renew our North American relationships and advance our vision of optimizing the OEM parts supply chain. On behalf of the entire Advantage Family, we welcome Paul to the team!”
In his role, Gange is responsible for the company’s operations throughout Canada and the United States. Over his 25-year career, he held various executive roles, most notably as president and CEO of Fix Auto USA, where he conceptualized and led the brand’s franchise system growing the number of locations to nearly 175 prior to its acquisition in 2020 by Driven Brands. He also held executive roles with Mitchell International, an Enlyte Company, Audatex, a Solera Company; is an accomplished keynote speaker at many U.S. and international events; and has held several advisory board roles with information providers, insurers and various industry organizations.
“It’s a pleasure to join Advantage as we look forward to optimizing the OE parts supply chain to increase value to collision and auto mechanical repairers, vehicle manufacturers, automotive dealers, insurers, and vehicle owners,” said Gange. “Advantage is uniquely positioned to drive value to all industry participants and uncover opportunities that ultimately result in reduced costs, improved efficiencies, and enhanced vehicle owner satisfaction.”