ELK GROVE, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ALLDATA, the worldwide market
leader in computer-based automotive repair information and software solutions
for automotive service providers, announced today that Jeffery Lagges,
formerly of iCARumba, has re-joined ALLDATA in the position of General Manager
of ALLDATA and Vice President of AutoZone.
"We're excited to have Jeff back. His strong background in high-tech
marketing and customer-focused product development will be an invaluable
addition to ALLDATA," said Steve Odland, AutoZone CEO.
In his new role, Lagges will oversee all of ALLDATA's operations and
participate as a member of AutoZone's CEO Team.
"My number one goal is to support ALLDATA as a leader in the automotive
repair industry," Lagges stated. "I'm proud to be re-joining ALLDATA because
it is a trustworthy, professional organization that is completely dedicated to
complementing the expertise of shop owners and technicians with the best
information and services."
Prior to his return to ALLDATA, Lagges was Executive Vice President of
Product Development for iCARumba, where he was chief architect of product
design, content and industry development. Lagges has 12 years' shop floor
experience working as shop manager, service writer, staff trainer, large fleet
manager and electronic diagnostic and drivability technician.
He holds several certifications including ASE, California Smog License,
IM/240 Train the Trainer, GM Advanced Electronics Training and Total Quality
Management. Lagges has been an active participant in industry affairs,
including serving as an Enterprise Alliance board of directors member,
Equipment & Tool Institute's (ETI) Shop Management Group technical chairman, a
member of Service Technicians Society (STS) and an iATN-sponsoring member.
About AutoZone's ALLDATA
ALLDATA, an AutoZone company, is the leading provider of automotive repair
information and solutions to the Professional Automotive Service Industry. In
1988, ALLDATA delivered its first product, and in 1996 AutoZone (NYSE: AZO)
purchased the automotive information leader. Today, over 35,000 professional
automotive repair shops across North America depend on ALLDATA for their
automotive repair information needs, and over 60,000 repair shops in the
United States purchase AutoZone parts from over 1600 AutoZone Commercial
The ALLDATA(R) Online and disc products include diagnostic and repair
articles, factory technical service bulletins, and illustrations including
original equipment manufacturers' wiring diagrams; ALLDATA(R) ServiceCenter
provides shop management solutions; ALLDATA(R) ShopWeb provides website
building and marketing tools to meet the everyday needs of professional
service providers; The ALLDATA(R) DIY product provides consumers with repair
articles, factory technical service bulletins, and illustrations for a
particular make, model, and year of vehicle along with a link to ALLDATA
approved repair shops. Visit ALLDATA's website at www.alldata.com for more
ALLDATA is a registered trademark of ALLDATA LLC. All other brands are
trademarks of their respective companies.
SOURCE AutoZone, Inc.
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