The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide has announced that Robert Darbelnet, president and CEO of AAA, will be the featured speaker at MACS keynote luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, sponsored by MAHLE-RTI during the MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show in Orlando, Fla.
AAA is a not-for-profit federation of 44 motor clubs that serves more than 54 million members in the United States and Canada. Darbelnet became AAA president and CEO in November 1994, after serving 11 years as CEO of CAA-Quebec. He began his AAA career as an emergency road service driver for the Quebec Automobile Club in 1973. Darbelnet is a past chairman of ITS America and the Alliance Internationale de Tourisme (AIT) based in Geneva. He served as deputy president for Mobility of the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) from 2001 to 2005, as an elected member of the FIA Senate from 1997 to 2005, as president of FIA Region III from 2005 to 2009 and as trustee of the FIA Foundation from 2003 to 2011. He currently serves as chairman of the Global Mobility Alliance and trustee of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Darbelnet will discuss opportunities for independent service and repair facilities during his keynote speech.
The MACS 2015 Training Event and Trade Show will showcase 24 expert speakers speaking on a variety of cutting-edge, intense mobile A/C service and repair issues. For more information, visit www.macsw.org.