AMA Group announces new Executive General Manager

Stuart Faid.

An Executive General Manager for Specialist Businesses has been appointed at AMA Group.

Stuart Faid will commence in his new role Monday 15 April 2024.

Faid has been a passionate advocate of the automotive industry for more than 30 years.

After starting his career with the Volkswagen Group in the United Kingdom, his experience has spanned working in and with collision repair, retail, dealerships, Original Equipment Manufacturers, and service providers.

Most recently, Faid was the Regional Vice President and Head of Business – Asia, Australia, and New Zealand for Fix Network World, a global aftermarket services business.

Faid’s career in the automotive industry has seen him living and working across multiple geographies, including Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia.

He has also worked with businesses including MSX International and Daimler Group.

As the Executive General Manager – Specialist Businesses, Faid will be responsible for the newly formed Specialist Businesses unit.

This business unit will include AMA Group’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration business, TechRight, as well as TrackRight, the Group’s mechanical business and AMA Prestige collision repair. He will also be responsible for developing new, ancillary business operations, technical training, and marketing.

“I know that Stuart will make a substantial and positive impact running Specialist Businesses, and on the wider AMA Group as we strive to be even better tomorrow,” said AMA Group Chief Executive Officer, Mathew Cooper.

“We look forward to welcoming Stuart to the AMA Group executive team,” he said.

In a statement Faid said he was very excited to be joining AMA Group.

“To be leading this innovative business unit is a fantastic opportunity,” he said.

“I look forward to supporting Mat and the rest of the business in executing on our strategy.”

In February, Wales Heavy Vehicle Repairs, a division of AMA Group, expanded its presence in Newcastle by growing and rebranding the existing National Truck Repairs facility.

This includes expanding the existing repair facility into the adjacent mechanical workshop and installing new state-of-the art equipment.

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