Porsche Cars Canada says Canadian John Cappella will probably be its new president and CEO, efficient September 1, 2022.
He succeeds Marc Ouayoun who has been on the helm of the corporate since January 2018. Ouayoun will quickly take a brand new place inside the Volkswagen Group, Porsche Cars Canada mentioned in a press release Thursday morning.
Under Ouayoun’s management, Porsche in Canada grew its gross sales to succeed in its highest annual stage in 2021, elevated the dimensions of the vendor community to 21, opened its elements distribution centre that includes an all-new coaching facility, and introduced its first Porsche Experience Centre slated to open within the Greater Toronto Area in 2024.
In 2021, Porsche delivered 9,141 models in Canada, marking its best-ever gross sales 12 months.
Cappella began his automotive profession in 1999 with BMW Group Canada, the place he superior by means of analyst, advertising and marketing and communications positions to change into regional supervisor of the central area, after which director for the Mini model earlier than becoming a member of Porsche in 2011.
Cappella returns to his residence nation following three years as vice-president, space east, for Porsche Cars North America, Inc. He started as director of community improvement at Porsche Cars Canada after which turned managing director of Porsche Centre North Toronto in 2016.
Cappella holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration diploma from York University. He additionally studied Automotive Dealership Management on the Automotive Business School of Canada.