By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario — November 22, 2018 — CIECA announced its Electronic Commerce of the Year and Outstanding Achievement awards at SEMA this year.
The awards were presented during the second annual Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Collision Industry Red Carpet breakfast on October 31.
The event was organized to provide an opportunity for industry organizations to recognize outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment for individuals and businesses in the industry.
“CIECA is really proud this morning to recognize four individuals and one company for their exceptional efforts,” said Clint Marlow, Allstate Insurance, and CIECA’s chairman of the board.
Software company NuGen IT was the winner of the Electric Commerce Company of the Year, an award accepted by the company’s business development manager, Pete Tagliapietra.
“The board of trustees extends this award every year to a company in recognition of their outstanding leadership, contribution and dedication, furthering CIECA’s mission in the collision industry,” explained Marlow. “NuGen IT’s open systems integrate with many platforms in the collision repair industry. The company and its products are fully aligned with the mission and vision of CIECA.”
Andy Bober of ARMS Business solutions was given the Oustanding Dedication award, while Joanna Cohen of Car-Part took home the Outstanding Contribution award. The Outstanding Leadership award recognized two winners this year; Leslie Redfield from Genpact and Darrell Amberson from LaMettry’s Collision.
Marlow made sure to thank all of the CIECA members, companies and employees for their support over the past year.
“In 2018, CIECA members participated in over 250 conference calls and face-to-face meetings to respond to the needs of the industry,” he said. “When we think of 2018, it’s a very exciting time for CIECA. It’s the 15th year in a row that we had two major publications of messages. We now have over 200 business functions that have standardized messages to support it.”