Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Mister names new president

March 20, 2012

TUCSON, AZ — John Lai has been named the new president and chief operating officer of Mister Car Wash, according to a press release.

The March 16 press release said Lai will be responsible for expanding the carwash chain’s national presence.

CEO Ron Peterson said in a statement, “We are extremely pleased to welcome John into his new role … John has been instrumental in helping us develop and grow our field management team which we consider the backbone of our organization.”

Lai has been with Mister Carwash since 2002 when he served as vice president of market development. He has served on both the International Carwash Association’s® and Western Carwash Association’s Board of Directors.

“We have a very unique team of extremely talented people at Mister Car Wash,” Lai said in a statement. “Everyone in our organization is committed to continuous improvement. My job is to leverage all the great ideas that our team members come up with in order to create more value for our customers and shareholders.”