ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, announced the promotion of Satwinder Mangat to president, ALLDATA. He was formerly general manager, ALLDATA North America.
In his new role, Mangat is responsible for ALLDATA’s North American (U.S., Canada and Mexico) and European operations, and is also a member of the AutoZone CEO Team. He reports to Tom Newbern, AutoZone executive vice president, Store Operations, Commercial, Loss Prevention and ALLDATA.
“It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome Satwinder to his new position,” said Newbern. “Right now, the automotive repair industry is undergoing profound changes. Under Satwinder’s leadership, ALLDATA will be well-positioned to continue to provide our customers with forward-thinking tools that improve shops’ accuracy, cycle time and revenue.”
Mangat joined ALLDATA in 2012 as chief technology officer (CTO), and was promoted to general manager in 2017. Initiatives he has championed include the shift to mobile technologies; a new generation OEM repair platform with an integrated diagnostics scan tool; expanding ALLDATA’s Experience-Based Repair Solutions; and harnessing the power of ALLDATA’s automotive intelligence into a new initiative, Information as a Service.
Mangat earned an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Panjab University. He also holds six technology patents.