Bill Hay joins E.R.I. Group as President

by | Jun 26, 2023 | 5 comments

Rick Miller, Chairman of E.R.I. Engine Rebuilders Incorporated has announced the appointment of industry veteran William (Bill) Hay to the E.R.I. Group Team as President, effective July 4th, 2023.

Bill Hay has extensive experience in leadership roles within Canada’s automotive aftermarket.

Bill Hay
Bill Hay

He most recently served as President of Bestbuy Distributors Limited, one of Canada’s largest aftermarket distribution organizations from 2019 to early 2023.

Hay joined Bestbuy having spent over 30 years with Dayco Canada Corporation and Un-Select.

At Dayco he held a variety of leadership roles including Regional Sales Manager, Manager – National Accounts, National Sales Manager and Vice President, Sales and Marketing with overall responsibility for Canada.

After Dayco, Hay held increasingly more senior roles at Uni-Select and served as Regional Vice President – Central and Atlantic.

Bill Hay has also served on the board of directors for Shad’s R&R, the Canadian aftermarket’s largest charity event.

About E.R.I. Engine Rebuilders Inc.

E.R.I. functions as an Engine Parts Buying Group, serving Independent Machine Shops and Wholesale/Retail Jobbers from Coast to Coast. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Association of Automotive Engine Rebuilders Inc., a not-for-profit Corporation.



  1. Harold Winberg

    Congratulations Bill!

    • Jean VincenT

      Congratulations Bill

  2. Dov Lidor

    Congratulations Bill

  3. Dan Brunet

    Congratulations Bill! All the best!

  4. Rrob tribe

    All the best Mr Bill. Hope the golf game is treating you well. Cheers


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