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Chris Conroy, ARI, and Mindy Holman, Holman Automotive Group, were on hand at the Grand Opening.
More than 170 clients, fleet professionals, business and community partners, including Mayor of Mississauga, Bonnie Crombie, were on hand for ARI’s official grand opening of their recently renovated and expanded Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

“You are a welcomed addition to Mississauga’s thriving and growing business community,” said Crombie. The services you provide will enrich residents from throughout our community and create important local job opportunities.”

Attendees were treated to a tour of the completely renovated 45,000 square foot facility, which encompasses three flours and can accommodate over 300 employees. It is designed to help foster an engaging work environment and to inspire and maximize employee collaboration.

“We are all incredibly proud of this impressive new facility but it represents something much more important than the structure itself,” said Rick Tousaw, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ARI. “Beyond demonstrating our long-term commitment to the Canadian market, our new Canadian headquarters is a testament to the company’s unwavering investment in ARI’s most important asset, our people, Building a great place to come to work every day helps us attract and retain the best people in the industry which allows ARI to deliver unsurpassed value to our customers, day in and day out.”

One of the highlights of the new office is a fleet technology and innovation lab, which allows ARI clients and employees to evaluate ARI-developed and third party technologies. The renovated office also houses one of six North American fleet maintenance contact centres.

Members of ARI and Holman leadership team were in attendance for the celebration and took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Attendees were able to network with industry professionals, tour the facility and enjoy a catered lunch as part of the festivities.

(From left) Joe Holman, Chairman Emeritus, Holman Enterprises, Rick Tousaw, ARI Canada, Carl Ortell, CEO, Holman Enterprises.

(From left) Cal Turgeon, Russell Godin, Ford of Canada, Tim Stevens, ARI, Jeff Morton and Mike Traub, Ford of Canada, at the Grand Opening.

(From left) Jo-anne Lamontagne, Mercedes-Benz Canada, Brian Collister, ARI, Kathryn Gavrylec, and Denley Phillip, Mercedes-Benz Canada.

(From left) Inder Gill, FCA Canada, Sherry Herzog, Rogers, Alonso Martin, ARI, and Markus Flair, Rogers.

(From left) Bruce Caton, BMW Canada and Robert Luba, ARI.

(From left) Thomas Roth, Volkswagen Canada, Lisa Norkus, ARI, and Sean Logan, Hyundai Canada.

(From left) Randy Roopchan, ARI, and Tony Barbaro, Reynolds and Reynolds, during the ARI office tour.

(From left) Mary Lou MacDonald, ARI, Danica Kelso, Automotive Business School - Georgian College, Rod Swanson and John van Dijk, Christian Horizons, June Martin, Automotive Business School - Georgian College, and Barb Perkins, Eaton Corp, take a moment during an office tour.

(From left) Jaye West, Brian Collister, and Valerie Hewitt, ARI, in the Fleet Innovation Lab.

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