ADESA, a business unit of KAR Auction Services, announced that Trevor Henderson will fill the position of chief operating officer for ADESA Canada, effective June 16. Henderson will report directly to ADESA President and CEO Stéphane St-Hilaire.
“Our success in this marketplace is a direct result of our experienced leadership team on the ground in Canada,” said St-Hilaire. “This appointment further represents our commitment to our Canadian customers and allows us to build upon an already strong history.”
Henderson, who first joined ADESA in 2002, has a proven track record for leading operations and technology teams in the creation, implementation and support of both business and online auto remarketing programs. He was instrumental in the development and growth of industry-leading products such as ADESA LiveBlock and ADESA DealerBlock.
In 2008, Henderson was promoted to vice president of e-business and business development for ADESA Canada. In 2011, he was named managing director of OPENLANE Canada, an ADESA company. Henderson most recently served as executive vice president of operations for Nightingale, which specializes in healthcare services and software. He holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
“Trevor has vast institutional knowledge of the auction business. He has proven to be a strong leader and has previously demonstrated his ability to grow our Internet-based remarking platforms. He will play an integral role developing new products and technology initiatives for our customers and our company,” said St-Hilaire.