Hoffman Estates, Illinois — June 13, 2014 — John Bosin has joined I-CAR in the role of Director, Segment Development â€“ OEM. Bosin will oversee all business development and strategic activity for I-CAR in the OEM segment including refinement of strategies to better serve the OEM segment, as well as I-CAR activity with OEMs related to Collision Repair Network (CRN) programs that rely on I-CARâ€™s training and Gold Class program, I-CAR Welding Training & Certification initiatives, and contract training. He will also work closely with I-CARâ€™s Industry Technical Relations team to advance I-CARâ€™s Reparability Technical Support (RTS) program as I-CAR works to develop and mature the portfolio of RTS services for the benefit of OEMs and the Inter-Industry.
â€œSegment focused sales and marketing, and strategic alignment, have been key to I-CARâ€™s progress over the past three years,” says John Van Alstyne, I-CAR CEO & President. “John Bosin is a great addition to our team, and with his joining, I-CAR is more firmly positioned to create more positive impact in the OEM segment and across the board.â€
Bosin joins I-CAR with significant experience in the OEM segment through his extensive and diverse roles in the Collision Repair industry. Most recently, Bosin was with AkzoNobel as OEM Aftermarket Manager, and earlier with Fix Auto USA, ICI Autocolor and DuPont. John is also a Lean Six Sigma Sensei.
â€œJohn brings a record of demonstrated success moving companies to higher levels as result of strategic visioning and development of sales teams and market/product strategies. For more than 23 years, he has been an active member of, or affiliated with, Boards of Directors for the Collision Industry Foundation, National Auto Body Council, Collision Industry Conference and other various industry Advisory Boards. We are thrilled to have John on the I-CAR team.â€ said Van Alstyne.