As part of the company’s continued focus on positioning top talent to drive business strategy within market operations, Manheim has named Rob Touchette as Market Vice President for the Pacific Market and Randy Beil as Market Vice President for the North Central Market.
“As a proven leader with deep automotive and sales expertise, Rob will use his experience to deliver solutions that drive customer growth and operational excellence,” said Rock Anderson, RVP, West Region Operations. “It’s always exciting to promote great talent, which is a key part of motivating employee teams and delivering a great experience for our customers.”
“With over 20 years of experience in the automotive finance and remarketing industry, Randy will complement our strong leadership team and operations in the North Central Market,” said Mike McKinney, RVP, East Region Operations. “In addition, as a previous customer and strong collaborator who assisted in the creation of auction technology, Randy brings valuable insights and innovative thinking to this important leadership role.”
Touchette, who joined Manheim as Market General Sales Manager in 2010, was promoted to his new role on April 21. The Pacific Market includes five operating locations: Manheim Central California (Fresno), Manheim Hawaii, Manheim Portland, Manheim San Francisco Bay and Manheim Seattle. Prior to joining Manheim, Touchette worked for Cox AutoTrader for more than 10 years in a variety of roles, including district manager, general manager and advertising sales representative.
Beil joins Manheim from JPMorgan Chase, where he has been Vice President of Remarketing for Chase Auto Finance since 2010. In this role, he was responsible for management of the entire lease process and remarketing interactions with Chase customers. As Market Vice President, Beil will be responsible for leading seven operating locations in the North Central Market: Manheim Cincinnati, Manheim Detroit, Manheim Flint (Total Resource Auctions), Manheim Indianapolis, Manheim Louisville, Manheim Ohio (Grove City) and Manheim Pittsburgh.
Previously, Beil worked for BMW of North America/BMW Financial Services, where he held a variety of roles, including general manager of vehicle sales and remarketing, national manager of remarketing and national dealer and auction sales manager.