Dean Fisher Elected as I-CAR Board Member
July 24, 2020 // Franchising.com // CHARLOTTE - Driven Brands™, North America’s leading group of automotive aftermarket brands, proudly announces that Dean Fisher, Collision Group President, has been elected as a board member for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair.
The Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs.
“Dean has a wealth of industry knowledge as he has been a part of the collision repair industry his whole life,” says Michael Macaluso, Paint, Collision & Glass, Group President & EVP, Driven Brands. “His perspective is always deeply valued within our organization and we know his dedication to helping the industry thrive will be a welcomed addition to this respected group of board members.”
Fisher started his career in an Illinois body shop, working his way up to own his own facility for 15 years before joining CARSTAR as a franchisee in 1991. In 2013, Fisher’s role within the organization evolved when he joined the corporate team as the U.S. Vice President of Services and Operations. Named the COO two years later, Fisher’s role was then elevated once more to President of CARSTAR for North America. Now, in his current position as Collision Group President for Driven Brands, Fisher oversees CARSTAR, ABRA Auto Body & Glass (ABRA), Fix Auto USA (FUSA) and Auto Center Auto Body, Inc. (ACAB).
“The complexities added to the automobile will only continue, as consumer expectations evolve more rapidly than ever before,” comments Dean Fisher, Collision Group President, Driven Brands. “In turn, this further complicates the automotive repair process. My aim as an I-CAR board member is to bring my years of industry experience to the table, to help better the repair experience for all stakeholders involved.”
About Driven Brands
Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the parent company of some of North America’s leading automotive service brands including Take 5 Oil Change®, Meineke Car Care Centers®, Automotive Training Institute™, Maaco®, CARSTAR®, ABRA®, Uniban™, Fix Auto USA, 1-800-Radiator & A/C® and PH Vitres d’Autos™. Driven Brands has over 3,250 centers across the United States and Canada, and combined, all businesses generate more than $3.2 billion in system sales and service approximately 9 million vehicles annually.
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