Dealer.com (www.dealer.com(link is external)) today named Rick Gibbs as its new president. Gibbs co-founded the company in 1998 and has since held the position of CTO, shaping and directing Dealer.com’s technological vision, while spearheading its emergence as the global leader in online marketing solutions for the automotive industry. As President, Gibbs will help guide the company as it significantly increases employee headcount and accelerates product development and delivery volume over the years ahead.”Rick’s appointment sends a strong signal to the industry that we are first and foremost a technology company that empowers auto dealers, dealer groups and OEMs. We see a growing trend of powerful Software as a Service business models being driven by technologists,” commented Mark Bonfigli, Dealer.com’s CEO, who previously held the title of President as well.”Rick’s expertise and dedication have been critical in enabling us to nearly quadruple our revenues over the last three years among the most challenging years ever in the auto industry,” Bonfigli continued. “Combining creativity with strategic foresight, he has consistently led Dealer.com’s research and development teams to deliver cutting-edge products that are responsive to dealers’ needs and outperform anything on the market. He has continued to refine product management and added business analysis groups to benchmark best practices that keep our clients two to four years ahead of the competition. Assuming the role of president and CTO, Rick will now help guide us to entirely new levels of technology development, growth and expansion.”Commenting on his new position, Gibbs said, “I’m honored and thrilled to take on the role of president and excited about the opportunities ahead for Dealer.com. We have an industry-leading pipeline of products, a very strong and financially sound company, and are well-positioned for continued growth.”Prior to co-founding Dealer.com, Gibbs consulted for a number of Fortune 500 companies, designing and building next-generation web applications and interactive training systems. Gibbs is a graduate of Clarkson University, with a degree in computer engineering.About Dealer.com (www.dealer.com(link is external))Dealer.com is the global leader in online marketing solutions for the automotive industry, providing award winning e-marketing solutions to OEMs, auto dealers and media companies. The company’s innovative websites and integrated online tools significantly lower the cost of customer acquisition, enhancing dealers’ efficiency and profitability. More dealerships use the Dealer.com platform than any other platform in the world. Recent national and international accolades include: The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, top ranking in The Net Promoter® Score Survey of customer satisfaction, Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 and the Web Marketing Association’s Automobile Standard of Excellence. In addition, Dealer.com was the 2009 Top Rated Website Provider on DrivingSales.com, and won the 2010 Dealers’ Choice Diamond Award for Best Website Solution and the 2009 Most Comprehensive Search Marketing Platform Award from the Automotive Search Marketing Association. For more information visit:http://www.dealer.com/promo/look-inside.htm(link is external).Source: Dealer.com
You can check more about the Nextbike service, as well as a list of rental station locations HERE. Source / photo: Nextbike As for the preparation for the season, he added that “most Nextbike cities open in April, and the remaining stations will be in operation in May. More than 450 bicycles will be deployed throughout our beautiful country.” By setting up bicycle rental stations, it will contribute to the activation of the tourist potentials of Virovitica-Podravina County and will make them more accessible to the target group of users of this excellent service. After the official presentation of the project, a test ride on public bicycles followed. The most attractive thing for the guests was the ease of use via the free mobile application “nextbike” for easy bicycle rental. From today, the local population and all visitors can combine intercity public transport and public bicycles and thus travel faster and cheaper. Bicycles can be rented at two locations with terminals for registration, rental and return of classic and electric bicycles. Asked whether new locations for bicycle rental stations are also planned in the near future and what are the plans for expanding the business, Ante Gustin, director of the Nextbike system, said that “we plan to open new cities such as Split and Dugopolje, while for some existing ones we plan to further expand the network.” Public bicycles are an increasingly popular form of transport in 19 Croatian cities and municipalities, including Pitomača and Špišić Bukovica as of today. They have been set up at cyclotouristic rest areas in the area of the mentioned municipalities Nextbike stations for renting classic and electric bicycles. The Ministry of Tourism has approved co-financing of a project that enriches public transport and strengthens the destination offer. The public bicycle system significantly reduces emissions, noise, traffic jams and parking problems. The Nextbike system of public bicycles in Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina has about 50 registered users who have recognized it as the most affordable, fastest, healthiest and most fun transport.
A Donegal food outlet was ordered to close and two other local outlets prosecuted in September.Closure orders were served on seven food businesses in September by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.The Express Fast Food Takeaway at Ballinamore in Fintown was prosecuted while the FSA also moved against the Halfway House restaurant, Tooban, Burnfoot (two prosecutions) and the Atlantic Bar, Main Street in Buncrana. “There can be no excuse for putting consumers’ health at risk through negligent practices,” said authority chief executive Pamela Byrne.“We are re-emphasising to all food businesses the need for rigorous compliance with food safety and hygiene legislation. This requires putting appropriate food safety management procedures in place and making sure they are adhered to at all times.”Under the FSAI Act, 1998, a closure order is served where it is deemed that there is or there is likely to be a grave and immediate danger to public health at or in the premises; or where an improvement order is not complied with.Closure orders can refer to the immediate closure of all or part of the food premises, or all or some of its activities. Closure orders and improvement orders remain listed on the FSAI website for a period of three months from the date of when a premises is adjudged to have corrected its food safety issue.THREE DONEGAL OUTLETS PROSECUTED BY FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY was last modified: October 7th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Food Safety Authority
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