Eric Masterson, C.D.

John Masterson

Born in Toronto,Canada to a Finnish mother and Scottish Father, Eric spent the first years of his working life serving in the Canadian Forces. As an artilleryman, he learned skills both within the trade as well as logistics, supply, transportation, and administration skills.

After a decorated 13 year career, Eric was medically released following injuries sustained. He retrained by getting his transport truck license and began as the manager of PODS moving and storage in Ottawa, Canada.

All his life Eric felt a deep connection to Finland, having lived the culture since birth and traveling there numerous times. In 2014 after dreaming about it for years, Eric relocated to Helsinki, Finland to start a new chapter in his life. 

Eric studied at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, earning a bachelor’s degree in international business, majoring in entrepreneurship.

With these new skills combined with previously acquired ones, Eric strives to continue building Masterson Motors Oy into a thriving vehicle import and sales company, serving all of Finland and beyond.

Eric lives in Lohja with his wife Elisa and their 5 dogs.

John was born in Dundee, Scotland, and immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of X.

After trying his hand at various career paths, he found his calling in the automotive sales field. His first job was Ashley Motors in Toronto in 1976 selling Jaguar, Aston Martin, xxx.

Since then John has held all positions within dealership settings from salesman up to general manager, with many of the major automotive brands for sale in Canada such as General Motors, Ford, XXX.

After many years of the dealership life, John moved his skills over to the car leasing side of