Repair OnDemand, a division of Repairify, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC, announced that Randy Kobat has joined the company as president. Kobat brings a wealth of executive leadership expertise to the company, including sales management, product innovation, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and strategy development, the company says.
Repairify also announced that Tony Rimas, previous leader of Repair OnDemand and president of Repairify, has taken on a role with the company’s private equity owner, Kinderhook Industries. He has joined the board of directors for Repairify and will also serve other board seats within the Kinderhook portfolio of companies. Rimas will continue to be an ongoing ambassador for Repairify and its family of brands, according to Repair OnDemand.
Before joining Repair OnDemand, Kobat spent nine years at Cox Automotive leading a portfolio of businesses, including vAuto, Kelley Blue Book Instant Cash Offer, HomeNet, and Dealertrack DMS.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Repairify and Repair OnDemand team at this pivotal moment in the company’s growth,” said Kobat. “We have a unique opportunity to leverage technology and innovation to transform how the automotive industry operates. As president, I will prioritize driving growth and delivering value for our customers, suppliers, and partners.”