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New Funding, New CEO For AutoVitals

AutoVitals — the provider of SaaS products for automotive repair and maintenance shops founded by Uwe Kleinschmidt — has announced a “strategic growth investment” from the private equity firm Tritium Partners.

Specifics regarding the investment were not disclosed. According to AutoVitals, the investment will provide it with “significant” resources to expand and enhance the company’s The Digital Shop offerings.

Along with the new funding comes a new CEO, Jon Belmonte, a veteran software executive. He is the former CEO and COO of Active Network, a provider of activity and participant management software for races, nonprofits, outdoor activities, camps, sports, schools and universities.

Kleinschmidt is now AutoVitals’ chief innovation officer.

AutoVitals provides a number of products aimed at optimizing a shop’s performance, including workflow management, digital vehicle inspection, motorist engagement, POS integration, website and digital marketing tools.