Safelite Appoints Steve Miggo as Senior VP
COLUMBUS, Ohio – March 19, 2012 – Safelite AutoGlass® – the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services – has appointed Steve Miggo as senior vice president of operations and human resources, overseeing the operations areas, including service delivery, retail operations, contact centers and field sales. He will also maintain his role leading human resources.
Miggo first joined Safelite AutoGlass® in 2008 as the senior vice president of human resources and leadership development, a role created to transform the company’s HR function into a strategic business unit. Since, Miggo has made a significant impact within the company culture in a multitude of ways, including the implementation of an integrated talent management platform.
Miggo’s leadership has inspired a culture at Safelite AutoGlass® where thinking about people strategically in terms of leveraging talent and engagement to grow the business is the norm. He is the architect of the company’s People First strategy that’s objective is to drive business performance by having an obsessive focus on having talented people who are inspired to deliver great results.
Beyond his expertise in HR, Miggo has significant experience in operations and management. His experience includes various operational and human resources capacities for Plaskolite Inc. and Sumitomo Electric Company. He also gained considerable entrepreneurial experience acquiring, operating, and ultimately selling his own business, Advanced Moldings Inc., a consumer and industrial products manufacturing company located in Columbus, Ohio.
Most recently, Miggo served as the associate vice president of human resources at Limited Brands for three years, and before that he served as vice president of human resources for Elmer's Products Inc. for seven years where he was responsible for all human resources and administrative functions for the company.
“Steve is the natural choice for this role with his solid background and previous experience in operational strategy and execution,” said Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Safelite AutoGlass®. “He is a strong leader who inspires, motivates and demonstrates the company’s values. He creates a climate where associates want to be at their best and can trust in him. Steve’s proven leadership style and past experience is what our company needs to continue to grow our business.”
Miggo has a bachelor’s degree in organizational psychology from Ohio University and a master’s in business and labor relations from the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University. He also serves on the board of Buckeye Ranch.
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.