CARSTAR has announced the appointment of Darren Lumsden as CARSTAR’s new Regional Manager in Alberta. Darren will be working alongside CARSTAR’s regional director for Western Canada, Lloyd Wheeler, and CARSTAR’s quality systems specialist for Western Canada, Terry Holowaty.
In this role, Darren will be heading up business development efforts in the province of Alberta, while also acting as the first point of contact for CARSTAR’s Alberta based franchise partners.
“This appointment of Darren Lumsden is very important for the development of our Alberta market as well as ensuring we’re operating best in class stores,” says Wheeler. “Darren’s experience and expertise in the automotive and insurance industry will be invaluable to our current and future CARSTAR partners in Alberta.”
Darren joins CARSTAR following a successful twelve-year career with Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Calgary. During his time at Enterprise, Darren built strong relationships with CARSTAR’s Alberta-based franchise partners, and developed a solid understanding of the collision repair and insurance industry in general. Darren also has a passion local community causes and charities. He was a founding member of Enterprise’s Community Relations Committee, and outside of Enterprise has volunteered his time with organizations including Ronald McDonald House, Meals on Wheels and Kids Up Front.