Dan Beres ActivEngage

Dan Beres Joins ActivEngage as VP of Strategic Relations

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ActivEngage Welcomes Vice President of Strategic Relations

ActivEngage, a leading digital communications company offering solutions for the automotive industry, teams up with Dan Beres who is joining the team as the Vice President of Strategic Relations. Previously associated with brands such as DMEAutomotive and RecallMasters, Dan is responsible for leading ActivEngage’s strategic alliances.
Dan combines his long-standing business experience with a passion for people and has worked in the automotive industry for over 25 years.
At the beginning of his career, Dan gained sales and media planning experience for automotive advertising agencies in Chicago and Los Angeles. Dan then served as the National Sales Director for Who’sCalling, Inc, where he was responsible for hiring, developing, and training a sales force that led to over $60 million in annual sales.
Dan was also Director of Sales for DME Automotive, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises. He later spent seven years as a managing partner of MyCustomerData where he worked directly with Mercedes-Benz USA, BMW of North America, MINI, and Volvo Cars of North America. Before joining the team, Dan’s final role was as a Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Recall Masters, Inc.

Companies Dan Has Maintained Relationships With


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Building Strong Relationships with Leading Tech Partners

At ActivEngage, he helps build strong relationships with leading partners, including marketing agencies, technology partners, and system integrators. The combined solutions will enable unprecedented customer success and business value, leveraging ActivEngage managed services to help these other automotive businesses grow and win in their respective markets.
“We are thrilled to have Dan on board. He will bring a strong commercial perspective and a relentless focus on customer value,” said Ted Rubin, President of ActivEngage. “His multifaceted background at the intersection of technology, the automotive industry, and business is the perfect match for our company. Dan will be instrumental in expanding our footprint and bringing our cutting-edge digital services to this segment of our industry.”
Being able to understand business allows Dan to work effectively in the area of people and strategic business development, especially in companies at stages of rapid growth. His experience in working with marketing and advertising agencies for fulfillment and extended services affords him a unique understanding of their needs and how to best accommodate them while enhancing their core services.
“ActivEngage has built a strong track record in delivering industry-leading managed services for the entire automotive sales and service journey for 13 years,” commented Dan Beres. “The company is uniquely positioned to help leaders in the industry accelerate their progress from today to the vision of people-powered technology that is both effective and highly trusted. I am delighted to join the ActivEngage team.”
Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Eastern Illinois University, 1992. He played Division 1 Tennis for Eastern Illinois Men’s Tennis Team for four years. He also enjoys golf, surfing, mountain biking, and snowboarding. Dan and his wife April have three children and live in Laguna Niguel, CA.
To learn more about Dan, visit his LinkedIn profile.

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