Manager Jess Bailey Honored As Belron Procurement Leader of the Year


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Safelite® Group, the nation’s leading vehicle glass services and recalibration company and owner of Safelite AutoGlass®, is proud to announce Direct Materials Purchasing Manager Jess Bailey was honored with the Belron Procurement Leader of the Year award at an awards gala in England. Belron®, the parent company of Safelite Group, is the world's leading vehicle glass repair and replacement group.

Bailey leads a team of three at Safelite. She joined the company seven years ago and has worked in various supply chain roles until her recent promotion as Direct Materials Purchasing Manager. She credits much of her success to the amazing cross-functional supply chain team and the mentors here who have guided her along the way.

“We really have an awesome team here at Safelite and I am just thankful to be a part of it,” Bailey said. “Everyone works together so effortlessly and we are proud of the progress we've been able to make together in the business.”

Bailey was nominated for the award by Safelite AutoGlass Executive Vice President Steve Miggo, who described her as “an emerging leader who is sought out for her expert knowledge for all things supply chain.”

“Jess is very deserving of this award,” Miggo said. “This year has been critical for her. Not only has she delivered unprecedented results, but it has also been a year that has been marked by her stepping up to a different level as a leader in our business. She has added significant financial value to the business, but her role as a leader has broadened and her influence has increased.”

The Belron Procurement Leader of the Year award recognizes a procurement leader based on three criteria: (1) influencing and inspiring Belron’s tomorrow by exhibiting a capacity to make a difference, (2) operating the most effective supply chain and setting up people for success and (3) supplying the right solution the first time for customers at the optimum cost to enable your business units to fulfill their purpose.

About Safelite Group
Safelite Group is a multifaceted vehicle glass and claims management service organization based in Columbus, Ohio and operating company-owned facilities in 50 states. The company, which has been in business since 1947, is comprised of three major business operations including: Safelite AutoGlass, a vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services provider; Safelite® Solutions, which offers fleet and insurance claims management services for vehicle glass and other claims; and Service AutoGlass®, a wholesale and distribution operation. The company employs nearly 15,000 (and growing) people throughout the United States. Safelite is a subsidiary of Belron. Safelite AutoGlass is the largest vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company under one brand in the world.

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