The Board of Directors of H-E Parts International (H-E Parts) is pleased to announce its new President and Chief Executive Officer, Simon Pelletier. He began this role on April 1st, 2021 and will relocate to be based out of H-E Parts’ head office in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Mr. Pelletier provides leadership to an exceptional and experienced executive team which manages the global operations. Additionally, Mr. Pelletier will oversee the evolution of H-E Parts competitive advantage by fostering the well-established culture of innovation, customer service, and entrepreneurial spirit. This appointment follows an extensive international executive search, undertaken during the second half of last year.

Mr. Pelletier joins H-E Parts with over 25 years of international experience in a broad range of operational, sales, and executive management positions serving the mining and aggregates industry. Working for an international OEM of mineral processing equipment, Mr. Pelletier led the development of a global service business, focused on providing mining customers with long term service contracts for the maintenance and operational performance of their mineral processing equipment. Mr. Pelletier also managed the North American sales and operations portfolio.

Mr. Pelletier is a Board Member of Stella-Jones Inc. (SJ:TSX), a leading producer of pressure treated wood products with revenues of approximately $2.0 billion USD. Mr. Pelletier holds a Bachelor in Materials Engineering from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Mr. Pelletier takes over for Michael Coffey, who is transitioning from the role of CEO to the board of H-E Parts as a Director. The Board of Directors and team members of H-E Parts thank Michael for his service over the past 13 years, including the last 3 as its CEO.