Tire Consumer, the world’s first tire search engine, announced the appointment of Chan Patel as Chief Executive Officer. Patel brings over 20 years of experience in the B2B sector. He is passionate and thrives on driving growth, with his entrepreneurial spirit and innovative ideas. He replaces CEO and founder Tim Shaffer, who will continue to work as COO & Founder at Tire Consumer.
“Chan has been the driving force behind RepairPal & Branders.com success. Now, he will set Tire Consumer’s strategy to become the first Tire Search Engine in the automotive sector. I look forward to Chan’s leadership at the company,” Shaffer said.
“I am thrilled with the opportunity in front of Tire Consumer and understand its magnitude. Tire Consumer is set to grow rapidly to become a leader in the Tire Search market by continuing to innovate and creating multiple value propositions for both clients and consumers. I look forward to working with the Tire Consumer team to building a world class enterprise marketing company,” Patel said.
Before joining Tire Consumer Chan led sales for RepairPal. With his leadership they built the largest trusted network of auto repair shops in all 50 states. He consistently doubled sales and delivered record sales throughout his tenure. As the sales leader he also secured many partnerships with industry leaders which include, BOSCH, Technet & Precision Tune Auto Care.
“Accelerating our growth and differentiating our offerings is critical to our success. Chan’s deep experience and proven track record will be the catalyst we need to extend our value as the top provider of tire marketing & real-time analytics,” Shaffer said.