WESTLAKE, Texas, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Aquila, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Solera Holdings, Inc., has been invited to speak at the 2016 International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) Global Summit in Barcelona, Spain on May 25. IBIS is the leading global conference and networking provider for collision industry leaders and influencers.
The 2016 Global Summit will be the first international stage that Mr. Aquila has addressed since Solera's privatization, which ranked as one of the industry's largest transactions. Mr. Aquila will share his personal and professional success story and discuss the strategic innovations that have come to define the rapidly-growing Solera organization.
A self-made entrepreneur known for his rise from sweeping floors in a bodyshop to creating a multi-billion-dollar software company, Mr. Aquila oversees one of the largest technology enterprises in the industry. With more than 180,000 customers and more than 5,000 employees doing business in over 78 countries around the world, Solera's business units handle more than 230 million transactions per year.
"Solera technology is rapidly advancing all lines of business and, through that innovation, we are changing the relationship with our most prized material possessions – the car and the home," Mr. Aquila said. "Every step we take embraces speed and efficiency with an eye towards the future that empowers customers and delivers unbeatable service."
In line with the IBIS Global Summit 2016 theme "Changing Future Landscapes," Mr. Aquila will also discuss how he and Solera are poised to do just that.
In addition to Solera, the 2016 Global Summit will bring together some of the largest brands in IBIS history, including Google, Caliber Collision, I-CAR and Mapfre.
For more information, please visit www.ibisworldwide.com.
Solera is a leading provider of risk and asset management software and services to the automotive and property marketplace, including the global P&C insurance industry. Solera is active in over 75 countries across six continents. The Solera companies include: Audatex in the United States, Canada, and in more than 60 additional countries; HPI, CarweB and CAP Automotive in the United Kingdom; Informex in Belgium and Greece; Sidexa in France; ABZ and Market Scan in the Netherlands; Hollander serving the North American recycling market; AUTOonline providing salvage disposition in a number of European and Latin American countries; IMS providing medical review services; Explore providing data and analytics to United States property and casualty insurers; Identifix, providing solutions for the service, maintenance and repair ("SMR") market; AutoPoint and DMEautomotive, providing data-driven tools to enhance SMR experiences and facilitate customer retention and marketing solutions for the retail automotive industry; and I&S, a provider of software and business management tools, third-party claims administration, first notice of loss and network management services to the U.S. auto and property repair industries, specializing in glass claims. For more information, please refer to Solera's website at www.solera.com.
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SOURCE Solera Holdings, Inc.