Bend, Oregon (PressExposure) November 04, 2009 -- GlasWeld, a complete solutions provider for the glass repair industry, has announced that Dennis Garbutt has joined its team as General Manager. Garbutt will be responsible for managing GlasWeld's daily operations, organizational planning, and corporate strategic direction.
"As the leader in the glass repair industry, we're committed to developing a top-tier leadership team," said Thomas Spoo, president of GlasWeld. "Dennis has more than 40 years in the automotive industry and outstanding management skills that made him the clear choice for the General Manager role at GlasWeld. His broad range of experience will serve to provide leadership and vision to the company as well as continuing the tradition of providing GlasWeld's customers with the latest innovations in glass repair."
Garbutt's years in the automotive field have encompassed all aspects of the business including sales, marketing, product development, and operations. Prior to joining GlasWeld, Garbutt enjoyed a successful corporate and entrepreneurial career. In addition to working for General Motors and Honda at the corporate level, Garbutt co-owned a thriving Honda dealership in Colorado, and served as a General Manager for a large dealer group in California. Under his management, Garbutt's dealerships garnered multiple recognition awards.
"I'm impressed with GlasWeld's ongoing commitment to innovation and outstanding service," said Garbutt. "GlasWeld produces first-rate products in the windshield repair, scratch removal, and glass restoration consultation fields and promotes environmentally-friendly practices. It's a pleasure to be part of such a dynamic organization and working with an exceptionally talented team."