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06-21-2012

Safelite AutoGlass Hires Nebraska General Manager

Safelite AutoGlass has hired Bill Gagnon as the general manager for the Nebraska market.

OMAHA, Neb. – June 21, 2012 – Safelite AutoGlass® – the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services – has hired Bill Gagnon as the general manager for the Nebraska market, which covers more than 90 percent of Nebraska and portions of western Iowa and southern South Dakota. Gagnon will oversee nine locations and 80 employees in the market. He will be responsible for growing the Nebraska market and focusing on continuous improvement of auto glass installations and distribution operations.

Gagnon brings 25 years of experience of leadership and management to the position. Most recently, he served as the operations manager for American Tire Distributors in Lincoln, Neb., where he was responsible for their largest warehouse operation in the Midwest as well as two satellite locations. Previously, Gagnon also worked at Lindsay Manufacturing as an operations manager for more than five years and spent 15 years as the warehouse manager at Wells Dairy.

“Bill is a strong leader and I’m confident he will bring the Omaha market to the next level,” said Brenton Carr, Safelite’s Midwest division manager. “He embraces our core values, and I look for him to help develop our employees so they perform at their best.”

Gagnon is originally from the Sioux City area and currently resides in Omaha.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement service, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States and served 4.4 million customers last year. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.

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Media Contact:
Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass®, 614.210.9232,melina.metzger(at)safelite.com

For additional information, please contact our Media Relationsdepartment.

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