Manheim Auctions strengthens dedicated commercial vehicle team
Under the changes, James Davis has been appointed to the new role of general manager, commercial vehicle operations for Manheim’s three auction centres dedicated solely to commercial vehicles at Leeds, Gloucester and Haydock.
At Leeds Commercials, Steve Barlow replaces Tony Long as auction centre manager following Mr Long’s appointment as senior operations manager with direct responsibility for the development of key operational projects within Manheim Auctions.
At Colchester, Richard Farrar takes up the newly created, strategic role of car and commercial vehicle manager focusing on car, van, truck and plant vendors, with the key responsibilities of developing auction sales programmes. Stuart Peak replaces Mr Farrar as commercial vehicle manager.
Meanwhile at Washington, Chris Jarvis has been appointed as commercial vehicle manager with responsibility for the fortnightly van and monthly truck and plant auction sale programmes.
Alex Wright, sales director, commercial vehicles, Manheim Auctions, said: 'Manheim Auctions has recorded a significant growth in its commercial vehicle business over the last ten years and today holds a unique position in our industry with a national network of dedicated commercial vehicle auction centres, supported by a specialist national commercial vehicle team. These appointments strengthen further our offering and commitment to vendors and buyers alike.'