Caliber Collision Appoints Pettigrew as EVP, Operations

March 22, 2004

Caliber Collision Centers, which operates collision repair facilities in California and Texas, named Dan Pettigrew as executive vice president of Operations.

As EVP of Operations, Pettigrew will assume responsibility for the oversight of all center operations in California and Texas, and in other new markets as the company expands. In addition, he will be responsible for regional and support functions including regulatory compliance, procurement and facilities management. In this new position, Pettigrew will continue to focus on enhancing Caliber’s best-in-industry operations execution and service delivery.

Pettigrew began his career with Caliber Collision Centers in 1997, and over the past six years has made several significant contributions to Caliber’s growth and success. Since 2002, he has managed Caliber’s business operations in Texas, including Caliber’s 30 locations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi markets.

“With extensive knowledge of Caliber’s business model and his success managing Caliber’s Texas operations, this promotion will enable the company to leverage Dan’s experience and skills,” said Matthew Ohrnstein, chairman and CEO of Caliber Collision Centers. “His strong general management capabilities and proven leadership strengths further enhance our industry-best management team and help us meet our service commitments to consumers and the insurance community. Dan is uniquely qualified to lead Caliber’s operating team.”

Some of Pettigrew’s past accomplishments and responsibilities have included the development of Caliber’s standard operating procedures, development and management of Caliber’s acquisition integration processes, management of Caliber’s information technology functions, including development and roll out of Caliber’s Repair Order Management Systems (CRMS), facility construction and management, procurement and implementation of the CaliberCare call center.

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