Tuesday, 29 September 2009 10:20

Fix USA Has New President-COO

California Casualty Insurance has selected the FIX USA network as a preferred provider of collision repairs for its customers. FIX USA shops that are a part of the DuPont Performance Alliance will be given preferred consideration.

    “FIX USA is very excited about the opportunity to grow with California Casualty,” says FIX USA vice-president of client services, Ron Guilliams. “California Casualty is a great business partner. Their professional customer demographics demand an above average customer experience. We are proud to be trusted to fulfill this need.”
    “We have successfully worked with FIX USA over the past several years,” says Michael Lloyd, California Casualty’s material damage manager and AVP. “This agreement provides us a single point of contact at FIX USA in order to ensure compliance with our program. This benefits not only us but our mutual customers.”

Paul Gange is new FIX President and COO

FIX USA has named Paul Gange president and chief operating officer. Gange will work closely with Erick Bickett, founder and CEO, and will lead the charge in executing an aggressive growth and marketing campaign unveiled by the company at its national conference held September 9–11 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    Gange’s position at FIX USA begins Oct. 1. His previous position was vice president of U.S. sales and marketing for Audatex. Prior to Audatex, Gange was with Mitchell International from 1996 to 2003. While at Mitchell, he held executive positions in product management and sales. Gange also has been active in CIC and CIECA as a board member.
    “When I began the search for a new leader for our organization, I knew I would have to find a high-impact professional to drive the next phase of our growth,” Bickett says. “I have known Paul for many years and have watched him as he served our industry. I am pleased to have him join our company, as I know he fits perfectly within our culture. He is highly respected, very well connected in the industry, and brings a wealth of experience.”
    “Joining FIX USA is the perfect fit for me,” Gange says. “I am eager to begin working closely with Erick and the entire FIX organization.”
    The Fix Auto has more than 160 locations in the U.S. and 170 locations in Canada. Visit www.fixauto.com.