SHERMAN OAKS, CA — The board of directors for Earl Scheib Inc. has appointed James Burra and Salvatore Zizza as members. The board also accepted the resignation of Gregory Helm from the board. Helm resigned to pursue other interests. Earl Scheib is a nationwide operator of 115 auto paint and body shops throughout the U.S.
Burra has been the CEO of the Endural/Hoover Group, Inc., a manufacturer of material handling containers, since June 1989. Prior to Endural, he served as CFO of Intercole Inc., a multi-industry industrial products company which was publicly traded on NASDAQ until going private in 1985. Burra serves as a director of Semtech Corp., which manufactures and markets analog semiconductors, and Hoover Group, Inc., a manufacturer of intermediate bulk containers that is majority owned by Citicorp Venture Capital. He is a CPA and spent 10 years at Arthur Andersen & Co.
Burra will serve as the chairman of the Earl Scheib, Inc. Audit Committee and has been designated as the company’s “financial expert” under the rules and regulations of the SEC and AMEX. Burra fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Alex Kyman from the Board on Dec. 31, 2003.
Zizza has served as chairman of Hallmark Electrical Supplies Corp., a supplier of electrical supplies and lighting to electrical contractors, since 1997. From 1985 to 1997, he was chairman and CEO of The LVI Group, which in 1985 acquired NICO Construction Com. from Zizza. He had served as president and CFO since 1978. Zizza serves as a director of The Gabelli Asset Fund, The Gabelli Convertible Securities Fund, The Gabelli Equity Fund, The Gabelli Equity Income Fund, The Gabelli Dividend Davis Asset Allocation, The Gabelli Dividend Income Trust (NYSE), The Gabelli Growth Fund, The Gabelli Utility Fund (NYSE) and Hollis Eden Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ). He fills the vacancy created by Helm’s resignation.
Earl Scheib, Inc. recently reduced the size of its board from six to five members so all vacancies have been filled by these appointments.
For more information about Earl Scheib, visit: www.earlscheib.com.
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