Jim Pattison Lease

Jim Pattison Lease

June 05, 2007 09:00 ET

Jim Pattison Lease Announces the Purchase of Westminster Auto Leasing Ltd.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - Jim Pattison Lease announces the purchase of Westminster Auto Leasing Ltd. and Vancouver Hino Truck Sales, both of Burnaby, B.C., effective May 1, 2007.

Westminster Auto Leasing Ltd. has been a service leader in the commercial fleet leasing markets of Vancouver and Calgary for over 46 years. Operating for over 20 years, Vancouver Hino Truck Sales is the premier medium-duty Hino franchise in B.C. All of the current 35 employees will be joining the Jim Pattison Lease team to continue the successful operation of the businesses.

"We are excited to join forces with the knowledgeable team at Westminster Auto Leasing and to engage in a successful Hino franchise that is a new business venture for us," said Steve Akazawa, President of Jim Pattison Lease. "We look forward to expanding on the success of these two businesses and continuing to earn the right to serve their loyal customers."

Jim Pattison Lease is a wholly owned division of Jim Pattison Industries Ltd., Canada's third largest privately held company. Based in Calgary, Alta., Jim Pattison Lease is Canada's largest western-based National Fleet Management and Vehicle Leasing company. With offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal, Jim Pattison Lease specializes in creating unique transportation solutions for commercial enterprises and business professionals across the country.

Contact Information

  • Jim Pattison Lease
    Steve Akazawa
    President
    (403) 212-8900