GM Financial names auction of the year winners

FORT WORTH, Texas - 

General Motors Financial on Monday named the winners of its 2016 Open Sale Auction of the Year as well as its 2016 Closed Sale Auction of the Year.

Claiming the first prestigious award presented annually that’s part of the company’s nationwide Auction of the Year program, ADESA Kansas City, in Kansas City, Mo., was named as GM Financial’s 2016 Open Sale Auction of the Year

“It is always a privilege and an honor to be recognized by our customers, especially one of our long-standing partners like GM Financial,” said Stéphane St-Hilaire, president and chief executive officer of ADESA. “This award is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of the entire team at ADESA Kansas City. We are proud of their accomplishments and congratulate them on this well-deserved honor.”

GM Financial named Manheim Statesville, in Statesville, N.C., as its 2016 Closed Sale Auction of the Year.

“Being recognized by our clients for helping them meet their business goals is one of the highest compliments Manheim can receive,” said Mark Ford, regional vice president in the Southeast for Manheim.

“This award is a testament to Manheim Statesville’s commitment to delivering top-notch client service and sales results," Ford continued. "We are honored to receive this award, and we are so very proud of our team members who earned it.”

The consignor highlighted that 2016 marks the second year GM Financial has recognized two winners — one for open and one for closed sale performance. Recipients were chosen after reviewing each of the company’s 48 auction partners’ performance in customer service, marketing promotions, pre-sale activities and overall auction success.

“The auctions that we are recognizing with these awards produce outstanding results each and every sale throughout the year. They are committed to creating an excellent customer experience and take significant pride in what they are able to accomplish each and every day,” said Brad Bollman, vice president of GM Financial Remarketing.

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