Douglas Herberger has resigned as president of Allstate Dealer Services, the company confirmed to Automotive News today.
“Doug Herberger has announced his resignation effective immediately,” a spokeswoman wrote in an e-mail. “We wish Doug well in his future endeavors.”
A successor has not been named.
Herberger joined Allstate in February 2011. Before that he was vice president and general manager of GM Service and Parts Operations in North America. Allstate Dealer Services is based in Jacksonville, Fla. The parent company is based in Northbrook, Ill.
On Herberger’s watch at Allstate Dealer Services, the company adopted the Allstate brand for its F&I products in place of its CarMor brand. Allstate also added more F&I products to its menu, such as tire-and-wheel policies and prepaid maintenance.
In addition, Allstate launched a program to add in-dealership Allstate locations aimed at selling auto insurance. The program started as a pilot in October 2010 and the company announced in February 2012 it would expand. However, industry experts said the program ran into resistance from independent insurance agents, and Allstate has had limited success getting dealerships to sign up.
Herberger could not be reached for comment.
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