GM Financial values its auction partners, and Brad Bollman — who is the GM Financial senior vice president of remarketing solutions for North America — said in a news release that those auctions support his company’s remarketing objectives “day in and day out.”
GM Financial’s recent honors for five regional 2018 Auction of the Year winners and a Most Valuable Auction of the Year winner are part of its annual nationwide Auction of Excellence program, which recognizes the highest-performing auction locations.
The company announced the winners at the Conference of Auto Remarketing, which took place in March in Las Vegas. The winner of this year’s most valuable auction of the year award was Columbus Fair Auto Auction in Obetz, Ohio.
Regional Auction of the Year winners were:
— ADESA Dallas, Hutchins, Texas
— ADESA Kansas City, Belton, Mo.
— Manheim Denver, Aurora, Colo.
— Manheim Pennsylvania, Manheim, Pa.
— Manheim Statesville, Statesville, N.C.
In selecting the award recipients, GM Financial reviewed each of its 45 auction partners’ performance in retention, operational metrics, presale activities and overall auction operations.
Bollman said GM Financial’s auction partners “ensure our buyer base receives exceptional service every day.”
“These standouts performed exceptionally, with many featured as repeat winners of this award,” Bollman said. “We value them for ensuring quality inventory is available to dealers through their lanes.”
Alexis Jacobs, chief executive officer of most valuable auction of the year winner Columbus Fair Auto Auction, said the award was a testament to the auction’s relationship with customers and consignors and hard work of employees.
“As one of our biggest consignors, GM Financial provides an invaluable source of inventory for many of our customers. We are very proud of this recognition and look forward to continuing to grow this partnership,” Jacobs said.