Sep 23, 2020

Stephen Simms – President & Chief Executive Officer for the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC

By PFM Search

PFM Executive Search is thrilled to announce the appointment of Stephen Simms as the new President & Chief Executive Officer for the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC!

Stephen brings over 22 years of executive leadership experience with fortune 50 companies and a diverse business background in accounting, operations, merchandising, loss prevention, and human resources. Stephen’s ongoing professional development includes Advanced Business Training though Harvard University and the Global Leadership Institute. Stephen is a business strategist and a trusted advisor for the companies he works for. He spent the bulk of his career with Walmart, where for 10 years he oversaw the Pharmacy and Optical Retail Operations for Walmart Western Canada. Most recently Stephen was the CEO of Canada’s largest & only national RV Company, Fraserway. Outside of the office, Stephen loves spending time with his wife & three children. His family is active in a variety of sports and Stephen is often involved in coaching. Stephen & his family reside in Tsawwassen.

Stephen was selected following an extensive, national search which resulted in a field of exceptional candidates from a number of industries.  We are confident Stephen’s leadership, diverse background – including roles in accounting, operations, merchandising, loss prevention and human resources – coupled with his industry experience make him a fantastic fit for the role.

PFM Executive Search is recognized as a leader in executive search and has been working with some of the most prominent Canadian private, public, and not-for-profit clients over the past 28-years. We are known for our ability to recruit senior leaders from around the world to top management positions.