Manheim has promoted Jane Gitere to be director of national accounts for Manheim Specialty Auctions.
Gitere has served in leadership positions with Cox Automotive brands for over a dozen years.
The company announced Tuesday that amid continued growth of Manheim Specialty Auctions, Gitere will be responsible for promoting awareness of Manheim’s Specialty sales.
“With Manheim’s Specialty Auction sales experiencing year-over-year double-digit growth, our team is committed to delivering support and engaging clients with products and services that enable them to get the job done,” Manheim Specialty Auctions senior director of national accounts Ted Elech said in a news release.
In addition to supporting and expanding revenue and relationships for Manheim Specialty Auctions, in her new role, Gitere has been tasked with making sure that clients are informed about technology enhancements and offerings from other Cox Automotive brands, the company said.
“I look forward to helping our clients grow their business by efficiently turning inventory that meets their changing needs,” said Gitere.
Previously, Gitere has served as Cox Automotive senior director of sales and strategy and senior director of commercial and major dealer sales for Ready Logistics. Meanwhile, before taking on those roles, Gitere was also senior manager of national client sales support and operations at Manheim.
Manheim started hosting Manheim Specialty Auctions about 13 years ago to give clients access to a large volume of used non-traditional vehicles.
In 2005, 21 of Manheim’s 83 operating locations in North America began to concentrate on selling high-quality specialty units, such as boats, RVs, motorcycles powersports vehicles and medium and heavy trucks, according to the company.