Meet Our Executives

President

Alain Masse

Alain Masse leads all UAP’s activities across Canada, which includes the Auto Parts and Heavy Vehicle Parts Divisions, as well as all corporate functions. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from HEC Montreal. Before his current position as President, he led UAP’s Heavy Vehicle Parts and NAPA divisions as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining UAP, Alain held the position of President and General Manager at Cantrex. He is a member of the UAP Board of Directors.

President Alain Masse
Executive Vice President – Finance and Administration

Frank Pipito

Frank Pipito leads UAP’s Finance team and has also overall responsibility for the IT, administration as well as strategic planning and development groups. He is a CPA with more than 30 years of experience in Finance and Management. Frank joined UAP in 1991 from Deloitte & Touche, where he worked in audit and management consulting. He has held several positions in the finance team and is a member of UAP’s Board of Directors.

Executive Vice President  – Finance and Administration Frank Pipito
Executive Vice President - Heavy Vehicle Parts Division

Pierre Rachiele

Pierre Rachiele directs all activities and growth opportunities for our Heavy Vehicle Parts Division across Canada. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and before joining UAP in 2006, Pierre held various leadership and product-management positions at Rona, BuroPlus and Loblaws. He has been actively involved for many years at the Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval (Volunteer Centre).

Executive Vice President - Heavy Vehicle Parts Division Pierre Rachiele
Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Communications

Marie-Claire Dupuis

Marie-Claire Dupuis is responsible for all Human Resources activities across Canada. She joined UAP in 2015 with more than 18 years of experience in both Human Resources and Change Management. She has held progressive management positions in large corporations such as CitiFinancial Canada, Bell Canada and Pratt & Whitney Canada. Marie-Claire has been an accredited HR professional with the Quebec ORHRI Association since 1997. She is actively involved in community programs that favour collaboration and teamwork.

Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Communications Marie-Claire Dupuis