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Yvan Retiring?

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There has been turnover besides Yvan.  Adam and Jason, Regional Managers on the Pro side, have left OPT and last week Dann Williams announced his resignation.  Dr G posted information on the direction of Optimum on Optimum Certified Coatings Pro Installer Facebook page:

In the past two years while I was away on medical leave the company changed direction focusing on dealerships and other markets. Upon my return I wanted to bring the focus back to our core market which is the detailing customers. This caused the departure of several of our reps. It was specially difficult to see Dann and Yvan leave since they worked with me for over twelve years and have been very strong advocates of our brand.
We will continue to make the best coatings and detailing products and support our customers as much as possible and we will look for new reps to achieve this.
Please feel free to call us if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you.

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Is Dr. G okay?  Medical leave has me worried.

Beyond that it sounds like the typical stuff companies go through, different people have different visions and sometimes they don't align.  I'm glad Dr. G is going in a direction he is comfortable with.

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Dr G is in remission and back to work.  Lot's of things went sideways in his absence (not things visible to the outside world, but internal).  His decision to refocus on the core business/products included some restructuring.  Dann and Yvan's exposure to those outside projects opened doors for them to pursue new opportunities.  We were all sad to see them go, but understood it was a good thing for them professionally. 

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