Dealers Auto Auction of Memphis has promoted auction veteran Loren Lynch to general manager.

Lynch joined DAA Memphis as assistant GM in July.

In a news release, the company said Lynch’s “exceptional leadership skills and ability to drive operational excellence have been instrumental in optimizing business performance and fostering a culture of success.”

Lynch’s background includes management positions with ADESA San Diego, Manheim San Diego and Music City Auto Auction, in areas including fleet/lease, client services, commercial accounts and dealer sales. DAA Memphis cited Lynch’s involvement in the opening of startup auto auctions in Charlotte, N.C., and Nashville, Tenn., saying it “showcased his strategic vision and operational prowess” and “demonstrated his ability to navigate complex challenges and his commitment to expanding business opportunities.”

“His proven leadership, strategic vision, and wealth of experience in the automotive industry will undoubtedly elevate our operations.” Dealers Auto Auction Group CEO David Andrews said in a news release. “With Loren Lynch at the helm, we look forward to achieving new heights of success and delivering unparalleled value to our clients and partners.”

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