Insurance Auto Auctions President and CEO Elected to Serve on SkillsUSA National Board of Directors

Insurance Auto Auctions President and CEO Elected to Serve on SkillsUSA National Board of Directors

John W. Kett has actively participated on SkillsUSA’s Foundation committee since 2013 and was honored with SkillsUSA’s Pat Dalton Outstanding Achievement Award in 2016.

SkillsUSA announced the election of John W. Kett, CEO and president of Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA), to the SkillsUSA national board of directors. The SkillsUSA board of directors made Kett’s appointment official at its recent meeting in Alexandria, Va.

SkillsUSA states that Kett is committed to community building initiatives and non-profit service. He has actively participated on SkillsUSA’s Foundation committee since 2013 and was honored with SkillsUSA’s Pat Dalton Outstanding Achievement Award in 2016. As the leader of one of the largest North American salvage auto auctions with more than 170 facilities across the U.S. and Canada, Kett values a career-ready workforce with the skills to succeed in America’s evolving employment market. SkillsUSA provides training and real-world trade and technical skills for more than 100 disciplines – including the automotive industry.

“SkillsUSA prepares program participants to be employable and successful,” said Kett. “I have seen that success firsthand in graduates who are now thriving IAA employees. SkillsUSA embodies both my personal and professional passions of mentoring young people, and I am honored to be part of this important organization – taking on a more influential role in further realizing its mission.”

You May Also Like

Top 5 Stories of the Week

A recap of the top five stories on bodyshopbusiness.com during the week of July 15.

Maaco Opens 16th Location in Illinois

Maaco announced that Bobby Kehagias has opened Maaco’s newest retail center located in Waukegan, Ill.

Read more here.

Crash Champions Expands in New Hampshire

Crash Champions announced it has expanded its New Hampshire footprint with the successful acquisition of Auto City Collision Center.  

PPG Recognized as Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

This is the third consecutive year PPG has earned this recognition from the Disability Quality Index.

NABC Donates Recycled Rides to Denver-Area Military Families

The NABC, GEICO, Allstate and Crash Champions recently donated refurbished vehicles to two military families in the Colorado State Capitol.

Tesla Model Y Secures Position as World’s Best-Selling Car in 2023

Sales of the Tesla Model Y totaled 1.22 million units globally, up by 64% from 2022.

Car ADAS Announces First Licensee in Las Vegas

Owners Tanner Scott, Cam Scott and Aja Domingo are proud to unveil their first calibration center addressing the increasing demand for ADAS in the region.

Other Posts
I-CAR Announces 2024 Board of Directors Election Results

Four members have been elected to join I-CAR’s board of directors.

Purnell Body Shop Joins CSN Collision

CSN Collision has announced the addition of Purnell Body Shop of Elkton, Md., to its network.

Repairify, NAPA Launch asTech Mechanical

The new device enables repair shops to connect directly to OE tools operated by certified technicians.

Professionals Auto Body Announces FCA Certification

Professionals Auto Body of Duncansville, Pa., announced that is has achieved FCA certification, which includes Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep and Ram.