ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., Wednesday, June 18, 2003 - FIX AUTO
has named Dan Dutra
, a veteran of 28 years in the collision repair industry, as its western regional business development manager.For the past two years, Dutra served as the industry relations manager for DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC).His
duties focused on the insurance industry as well as collision industry associations, such as CIC
, SCRS, and I-CAR
.He joined Spies Hecker as business development manager in 1990.
In 1994, he
moved to Standox, where he
helped to create Partnership in Excellence, the Standox value added program.In 1999, he was named business development manager for DPC's E-business.Dutra currently is co-chairman of the Industry Issues Committee for CIC and chairman of the Marketing Committee of CIECA.
new position, he
will be responsible for growing FIX membership in the Western Region and assisting current members in upgrading and marketing their services.Working from his
home near San Francisco, he
will also maintain his
contact with various industry groups.