David Lingham, Head of Business for Fix Auto World, has announced Fix Auto’s upcoming entry into the German collision repair market, along with the appointment of Roy de Lange to the role of Head of Business, effective February 1st, 2017.
Having recently announced the expansion of its global network in Australia, South Africa and China, Fix Auto has developed a strategy to penetrate the German collision repair space in 2017.
“In 2016, Fix Auto underwent significant international growth. We have taken the time to assess opportunities for our network and brand, and we are now pleased to build on these learnings and successes to drive forward and bring the Fix Auto name to Germany,” said Lingham.
Fix Auto is cementing its intentions of building a collision repair shop network in Germany by appointing Roy de Lange to the role of Head of Business, starting February 1st, 2017. De Lange brings many years of automotive experience with him to Fix Auto. Working as a consultant across Europe, particularly in Germany, he has gathered a wealth of knowledge in various spheres of the industry, namely at the retail, import and manufacturer levels. His understanding of management, sales and after-sales processes are sure to be a valuable asset for Fix Auto as it builds relationships with key stakeholders in the German collision repair market.
“I am thrilled to join Fix Auto’s team and to work with a network that is recognized around the world for its consistent innovation and growth,” said de Lange. “I am confident that the Fix Auto model and brand will bring much value to German consumers, insurers and repairers.”
Lingham concluded that: “Expanding our operations into Germany is an exciting venture for Fix Auto. We are looking forward leveraging Roy’s experience to explore growth opportunities and evaluate how Fix Auto can not only integrate, but become a key player in the German market. We are pleased to have Roy on board and welcome him to our growing team.”