Scott Bell has been named as Vice President, GM Canada, Marketing, Sales and Service at General Motors Canada. He will take over for John P. Roth who becomes President and Managing Director of GM Africa and Middle East operations on June 1.
“Scott has demonstrated a tremendous ability to execute a disciplined business strategy through extensive collaboration with the dealer body leading to profitable growth – these are key skills that will help GM Canada build on today’s success well into the future,” said Steve Carlisle, President and Managing Director, GM Canada.
John P. Roth. Bell was most recently Director of Sales Operations for Chevrolet in the U.S., he will be responsible for marketing, sales and service for all four GM brands. He will report to Carlisle and join GM Canada’s Executive Committee and board of directors.
Roth takes over for Mario A. Spangenberg, who will retire. Roth will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
“Under John’s leadership, the marketing, sales and service team in Canada delivered industry leading results in 2017 – a tremendous feat in a competitive market,” said Alan Batey, GM executive vice president, president of GM North America, and head of GM Africa and Middle East operations, and Global Chevrolet. “John’s success in Canada and his deep understanding of the GM brands make him an excellent choice to lead the team in Africa and the Middle East.”