Fred Iantorno Named Vice President, IOT for Verifacts Automotive
Newport Beach, CA—August 14, 2019— Verifacts Automotive LLC is pleased to announce that Fred Iantorno has joined the company as vice president, IoT (Internet of Things), effective immediately. VeriFacts is an independent third-party provider that verifies and reinforces the implementation of best repair practices within the collision industry.
In his new role, Iantorno will support and expand Verifacts’ Verified Quality (VQ) services, which uses the company’s patented technology for unbiased, consistent measurement and reporting.
“Fred Iantorno is a connectivity pioneer in the collision repair industry and we are excited to welcome him to the VeriFacts team,” said Farzam Afshar, CEO of VeriFacts. “Fred’s years of experience working in the industry and his expertise in information technology will be instrumental in helping us research new methods and procedures to grow and augment our VQ services.”
The VeriFacts VQ program recognizes shops that demonstrate superior output in all aspects of the repair process. Afshar explained that VQ facilities open their shops to independent verification experts and are recognized by industry stakeholders and consumers alike for their excellence in collision repair.
“VeriFacts Automotive is a recognized industry leader in superior quality management, sustainability and innovation,” said Iantorno. “I look forward to assisting the company during the digital transformation that is taking place. This includes furthering the company’s service excellence and continuous improvement process to ensure vehicles are restored to the manufacturer’s specifications and standards.”
Iantorno has spent more than 37 years working in the information technology field. The majority of this time was devoted to the creation and implementation of standards across the industry.
He was a founding member of CIECA (Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association) and held the role of executive director for the past 17 years. During this time, he helped the organization become more efficient by improving data flow across all industry segments.
In addition, Iantorno is a founding member of the Property & Casualty Insurance group that establishes EDI standards under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and has been a board member for the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) for eight years.
For information about VeriFacts Automotive, visit https://www.verifactsauto.com/.
About VeriFacts Automotive: Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, VeriFacts is an independent, third-party quality verification service. The company offers a wide variety of services and technology solutions to collision repairers, original equipment manufacturers, insurers and other entities in the supply chain. Some of the services offered include on-the-job technician coaching, equipment and process validation, and repair quality measurement and assessment solutions.
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