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Bodyshop franchise Fix Auto forms alliance with Industry Insights

Fix Auto UK has announced a strategic alliance with consultancy business Industry Insights to further develop its product offering to the UK motor market.

Formed in 2015, Industry Insights combines over 40 years’ collective experience in both the vehicle repair and motor insurance sectors.  The consultancy is led by Steve Thompson, previously managing director of Nationwide Network Services and group sales director of Nationwide Accident Repair Services, the UK's largest bodyshop chain, along with co-director Sharon McLeod who has operated in procurement roles for leading motor insurance companies.

Ian Pugh of Fix Auto UK, said: “Creating a strategic alliance with Industry Insights is a significant development for our business.

"Steve has a strong pedigree in our market and boasts a strong track record in developing innovative insurance relationships while Sharon is extremely accomplished within the procurement arena. Together they make the perfect partnership and I am confident that they will deliver significant value to Fix Auto.

Thompson said: “I have witnessed first-hand how Fix Auto UK has developed and grown over the past five years into a key player within the repair sector.

"It was important to Industry Insights that we chose our repair network partner wisely and I am personally very confident that we have made the right decision".

“Industry Insights has a solution for delivery of key objectives. We have a huge amount of experience encompassing sales, marketing, claims operations, tenders, procurement, recruitment and innovation and I firmly believe we will help Ian and his team meet their ambitions and goals.”

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