Caliber Collision Centers announced that Shawn Hezar, former owner of three California collision repair locations, has joined the company as senior vice president – Strategic Accounts. Caliber Collision recently acquired Hezar’s three California collision repair locations in Covina, Huntington Beach and Upland.
“We are extremely excited that Shawn has agreed to join Caliber’s Executive Team,” said Caliber CEO Steve Grimshaw. “Shawn’s 30 years of hands-on industry experience will be invaluable in driving Caliber’s strategic partnership programs.”
Added Shawn Hezar, former owner of Platinum Coachworks, Apex Auto Body and Alpine Collision Center, “Joining Caliber represents a wonderful opportunity to help drive the company’s carrier relationships to the next level through innovative, next-generation strategic partnership programs.”
Hezar returns to Caliber Collision after being a member of the management team from 1999 through 2003. His collision repair expertise runs the gamut from operations to client services to OEM certifications, as well as numerous successful startups in the collision repair industry.