Leach Leaves Kryger Glass, Joins Belron Inc.
glassBYTES.com has confirmed that Dave Leach has left Kryger Glass,
of Kansas City, Mo. Leach, who served there as vice president, has accepted
the position of vice president of Belron Inc. Colorado and Wyoming.
In his new position, Leach will be responsible for the sales and operation
of 17 stores throughout Colorado and Wyoming, as well as assuming profit
and loss responsibility for the area in his bailiwick. He will report
to Wes Topping, president of Belron Inc., and will start in his new position
on May 15.
"We're very excited to have Dave with us and we look forward to a
long-term future with him," said Topping.
Leach is an active member of the Independent Glass Association as well
as a member of the board of directors of the Chicago Auto Glass Group
(CAGG). CAGG has been working on an alternative pricing system to the
National Auto Glass Standard (NAGS). See
"Chicago Group" Begins Unveiling New Pricing System , NAGS
and Chicago Group Give Update about Pricing Alternatives and Chicago
Group Information Delayed but Says Work Continues.
Belron purchased Topping's company, Elite Auto Glass, in 2005 and has
since also acquired Windshield Pros of Murrieta, Calif., Auto Glass Specialists
in Madison, Wis., and Maverick Glass in Phoenix, Ariz.