FIX AUTO UK APPOINTS STEVE THOMPSON AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Fix Auto UK has appointed Steve Thompson of Industry Insights as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Reporting directly to Ian Pugh, Steve joins with extensive experience in strategic development of businesses within the automotive repair and mechanical markets.
Commenting on making the appointment, Ian said: “With a proven track record at director level for Kwik Fit, Phones 4u and Nationwide Accident Repair Services, Steve is the perfect fit in our plans to grow and develop the entire Fix Auto proposition within the UK and I welcome him on board.”
Commenting on his appointment, Steve said: “I am pleased to be joining the executive board of Fix Auto UK. The strategic alliance I have formed since January 2016 has grown from strength-to-strength and I strongly believe that, aligned with our end-to-end motor claims solutions, the network holds a formidable proposition in the UK motor claims market that delivers on innovation and value, all with market leading customer experience. We certainly have exciting times ahead!”
Notes to Editors:
- Fix Auto UK is part of a global franchised network of more than 550 bodyshops.
- Fix Auto UK carries out more than 150,000 body repairs per year for leading motor insurance companies, fleets, and retail customers.
- Fix Auto UK, Lyndale House, Harcourt Way, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1WL. Tel: 0116 3265401.
Steve has more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive sector – from windscreens and tyres and exhausts, to mechanical, body repair and accident management. He has worked at director level for Kwik Fit, Phones 4u and Nationwide.
Early in his career Steve transformed the national franchised business, Silver Shield Windscreens, into a wholly owned entity of Kwik Fit. He became the youngest Divisional Director of Kwik Fit, and, at Nationwide Network Services.
For further information please contact Mark Richards on 07774 861596.