ST. LOUIS – Dent Wizard International, a provider of vehicle reconditioning services in North America, recently hired Paul Hott as VP of Talent, a role in which he will lead Dent Wizard’s recruiting, HR and training departments. Hott started with the company Feb. 21, 2022.
Hott comes to Dent Wizard with 26 years of experience in human resources, and brings extensive experience in organization and leadership development, as well as performance, engagement and change management systems. Immediately prior to joining Dent Wizard Hott was a partner at Edward Jones where he led the Talent Management team. His other previous experiences include SVP of talent and organization effectiveness at Reinsurance Group of America, and global VP of human resources and compliance officer at Savvis, Inc. A native of Lake View, Iowa, Hott earned an MBA with an emphasis in organization development from the University of Iowa.
“Dent Wizard’s aggressive growth strategy over the next several years includes an emphasis on recruiting and talent development,” said Jim Powers, Dent Wizard’s chief financial officer. “Paul Hott has the experience and passion for the role to help us continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers.