Here is some of what Georg Bauer, co-founder, president of startup Fair.com, said at Auto Finance Innovation 2017:
… Auto finance does not get enough recognition for amazing contribution.
… Manufacturers and dealers have their own interests in the space.
… Manufacturers are about the car as the star.
… Where is the customer? Gets lost in auto finance.
… For the dealer, the next deal is the focus.
… The auto industry is in a revolutionary phase.
… Auto finance has become better through technology & innovation.
… There are disruptive elements in the market so the opportunity is now.
… Everything can be put on your phone.
… Autonomous Vehicles will change everything.
… Full-Service Leasing will become popular soon.
To hear & see more about innovation in auto finance, full-servicing leasing, and Bauer’s experience at Tesla, you have got to experience this full video!
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John Tews Joins The Millerschin Group
Prominent auto iIndustry public relations executive, John Tews, has joined The Millerschin Group (TMG) as a vice president.
Tews will work with TMG’s seasoned team of public relations professionals to help maintain the firm’s reputation of award-winning customer service and account management and to support their global and strategic communications.
TMG president Erin Millerschin said about John joining Millerschin:
“He’s a PR professional with a proven record of success in all facets of communications. His experience and leadership are tremendous assets for our client teams, particularly in the transportation, alternative energy, and life sciences industries.”
Prior to joining TMG, Tews spent more than 16 years in corporate communications at J.D. Power and Associates in Troy, Mich. He also served as a public affairs officer in the United States Air Force and as a journalist at The Saginaw News.
TMG is a multi-faceted communications company that provides clients with quality, personalized service.“ with a diverse global client base.
The Millerschin Group is a full-service public relations and marketing communications firm headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich. that provides public relations counsel to a broad range of clients in transportation, industrial, energy, life sciences and entertainment market segments
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New Senior VP Brings Extensive Global Auto Manufacturing & Management to J D Power
J D Power has gained a new industry leader with a deep understanding of quality and design issues to be Senior Vice President, Global Automotive.
Doug Betts has deep and long management experience with automotive operations, manufacturing, and quality control at Apple, Nissan, Toyota, and FCA.
Finnbar O'Neill, President, says that the position of Senior VP at J D Power is the most important role in the automotive division and that Doug’s leadership will provide their clients with the knowledge and advice they need to navigate the challenges ahead. Further, Betts will provide first-hand experience with the disruptive forces reshaping the automotive industry.
Based in Costa Mesa, Betts will have responsibility for leading the strategy and operations for J.D. Power’s entire automotive division, which includes the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Betts looks forward to keeping J.D. Power at the forefront of our industry as it incorporates new and disruptive technologies and evolves to serve younger, emerging generations of car buyers.
To really see what Doug Betts has accomplished & now seeks to bring to J D Power, check out the original release
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