GE Capital Fleet Services announced its 2012 GE Imagination @ Work Awards last week during the company’s strategic planning meetings in South Barrington, Ill.
The company handed out 16 different honors, spotlighting auctions and industry leaders across the country.
One of the highlights was the National Gold Award, which is awarded to the auction that has the highest national score in Remarketing by GE’s program. This year’s honoree was DAA of the South.
GE Capital Fleet Services also announced a very special honor, its fourth annual Laurie Dobberphul Award, to recognize a top female achiever in the auto business.
The award is in memory of Dobberphul, a Remarketing by GE team member who passed away in 2009.
This year’s recognition went to Charlotte Pyle, who was the 2012 president of the National Auto Auction Association.
The complete list of awards is as follows:
—National Operations Award: ABC St. Louis
—National Technology Awards East: Manheim Atlanta
—National Technology Award West: Manheim Southern California
—Outstanding Promotion Event East: Harrisburg Auto Auction
—Outstanding Promotion Event Central: ADESA Minneapolis
—Outstanding Promotion Event West: Manheim Seattle
—Outstanding Promotion Event Canada: ADESA Montréal
—Outstanding Operations Canada: ADESA Edmonton
—Mid-Market National: America’s Auto Auction Chicago
—National Above and Beyond: Manheim Milwaukee
—Laurie Dobberphul Award: Charlotte Pyle, 2012 NAAA president
—Global Partner of the Year: ADESA
—Silver Award Midwest: Manheim Detroit
—Silver Award Southeast: Manheim Pensacola
—Silver Award West: Manheim Riverside
—Silver Award Northeast: Manheim Ohio
—National Gold Award: DAA of the South