Dent Wizard Promotes Eaton to VP-Information Technology
ST. LOUIS, August 25, 2016 – Dent Wizard International, the global leader in automotive reconditioning and SMART (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques) repairs, recently promoted Gil Eaton to the position of vice president-information technology.
In his new position Eaton will manage all functions of Dent Wizard’s IT systems. He will report to Dent Wizard CFO Tammy Conner, and work from the company’s headquarters in St. Louis.
Eaton joined Dent Wizard’s IT team in 2014, serving as software developer. Prior to joining Dent Wizard full time he was an IT specialist for wholesale vehicle auction operator Manheim, focusing on the Dent Wizard business. Eaton has 20 years of experience in the IT field.
“Dent Wizard’s leading technological initiatives are part of our overall value proposition,” said Connor. “Gil will help lead the way as we continue to improve our clients’ experiences through more innovation, such as what we’ve done with electronic invoicing and data collection.”
“Gil has extensive knowledge of Dent Wizard, and has been a valuable resource in our IT development for many years,” added Dent Wizard President and CEO Terry Koebbe. “I am excited about what Gil brings to this new leadership role.”
About Dent Wizard
Dent Wizard International has been the leader in the development of Paintless Dent Removal (PDR) technology since its establishment in 1983, and today is North America’s leading provider of SMART Repairs (Small to Medium Area Repair Techniques). Dent Wizard provides on-site reconditioning services and products to the automotive industry through its relationships with dealerships, auto auctions, body shops; rental companies and insurance companies. Services include: PDR; minor paint; wheel repair; chip and scratch repair; bumper repair; headlight brightening; interior repair; locksmith services; exterior blackout; and hail damage repair. Dent Wizard offers multiple branded programs and service plans that are sold through the major profit centers of the dealership: F&I, pre-owned and service departments. An affiliate of Gridiron Capital, a private equity investment firm, St. Louis-based Dent Wizard operates throughout the United States and Canada. For more information visit www.dentwizard.com or call 800-DENT-WIZ.