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06-17-2010

Safelite's Lanno Appointed to Board of Directors

Dino Lanno, senior vice president of supply chain for Safelite AutoGlass®, has been appointed to Columbus' LifeCare Alliance board of directors.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Dino Lanno, senior vice president of supply chain for Safelite AutoGlass®, has been appointed to Columbus' LifeCare Alliance board of directors.

"We are thrilled to have Dino as a member of our board of directors," stated Chuck Gehring, president and CEO of LifeCare Alliance. "He brings a wealth of expertise in operations which will assist us greatly as we plan our future growth."

Since coming to Safelite® in 1989, Lanno has held numerous leadership positions in procurement, supply chain, materials management, sales, manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, and logistics. Prior to joining Safelite®, Lanno served in multiple engineering, manufacturing and management roles for WearEver Aluminum, a subsidiary of Alcoa and Hamilton Beach Proctor-Silex. He was primarily responsible for engineering and production management and small appliance design. He possesses multiple design patents.

"I'm honored by my appointment to the LifeCare Alliance board of directors," said Lanno. "This is a group dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable among us. The impact of the services they provide to the homebound, elderly and chronically ill is profound I'm grateful for the opportunity to contribute to their mission and looking forward to assisting in their continued growth."

Lanno graduated from The University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and earned his master's degree in business administration from Ohio University.

About LifeCare Alliance

Formed in 1898, LifeCare Alliance was Columbus' first in-home health care agency and Ohio's first agency to provide visiting nurses and the second city in the nation to deliver meals. LifeCare Alliance is a not-for-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of health and nutrition services to older adults, chronically ill, and homebound residents in Central Ohio through its signature programs, Meals-on-Wheels, Senior Dining Centers, Wellness Centers, Help-at-Home, Visiting Nurse Association, Columbus Cancer Clinic, Project OpenHand-Columbus, and Groceries-to-Go.

In 2009, LifeCare Alliance opened the new Meals-on-Wheels Distribution Facility at 670 Harmon Avenue. This building also houses a food pantry, Groceries-to-Go, L.A. Catering Events Center and Carrie's Cafe, an innovative concept for client socialization. Visit their website at lifecarealliance.org.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation's leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs 9,000 people across the United States and serves more than 3.7 million customers each year through its company-owned operations.


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