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01-16-2013

Safelite AutoGlass® Atlanta General Manager Dan Burgess Promoted to South Regional Vice President

Burgess will oversee both field operations and field sales in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

ATLANTA, Ga. – Jan. 16, 2013 - Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, has promoted Dan Burgess from general manager of the Atlanta market to regional vice president of the South region.

In this role, Burgess will oversee both field operations and field sales in Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

Burgess joined Safelite® in 2008 as part of the Diamond/Triumph AutoGlass acquisition. He has more than 20 years of experience in the vehicle glass industry and has held many positions, including regional director of operations, regional manager and district operations manager. He is a veteran of the United States Army, having earned an Army Commendation Medal and two Army Achievement Medals for meritorious service.

As general manager for the Atlanta market, Burgess helped increase sales volume by focusing on productivity and expense reduction. Burgess rallied his team around a committed culture of customer delight and quality improvement as evidenced by his market Net Promoter Score (customer satisfaction) rising from 84 percent to 87.4 percent within a year. 

“Dan is a proven leader, creating a positive work culture aimed at delighting customers,” said Dan Loyal, vice president of operations, eastern U.S. “We look forward to having him expand his role with Safelite®.”

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 nearly 10,000 people across the United States and serves more than 4.1 million customers annually. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.

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Media Contact: Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass® PR Manager, (614) 210-9232, melina.metzger(at)safelite.com

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