Manheim has promoted six leaders to general manager roles at seven operating locations in Florida, Oregon, Texas, and Quebec, Canada.
The promotions to general manager include: Alex Fraser (Manheim Portland), Ryan Mason (Manheim Fort Lauderdale), Jeff Modjeski (Manheim Dallas), Christina St-Germain (Manheim Montreal), Toni Williams (Manheim Daytona Beach and Jacksonville) and Robert Zakaib (Manheim Palm Beach). They have all assumed their new roles.
Fraser, a 13-year veteran of Manheim, has worked at auction locations and at the corporate level in sales for the company. Fraser comes to Portland from Manheim Statesville, where he served as assistant general manager since 2012.
During his career with Manheim, Fraser has held various positions, including national client operations manager, in-service coordinator and manager of the online trade desk. In his previous roles, Fraser was a member of the teams that helped build and develop OVE.com and Simulcast Everywhere.
A 14-year veteran of Manheim, Mason comes to Fort Lauderdale from Manheim Darlington, where he served as general manager since 2011.
Mason joined Manheim in 1998 as a management trainee at Manheim Lakeland. During his career with the company, Mason served as assistant general manager, factory manager, vehicle inspection manager and vehicle registration supervisor at Manheim Atlanta.
A 16-year veteran of Manheim, Modjeski comes to Dallas from Manheim Fort Lauderdale and Manheim Palm Beach. He became general manager at both those locations in January 2011.
Modjeski has held a variety of roles at Manheim, including general manager at Manheim New Orleans, assistant general manager at Manheim Central Florida, auction manager at Manheim Australia and controller at Manheim Cincinnati. He joined Manheim as assistant controller at Manheim Orlando in 1998.
St-Germain was promoted from assistant general manager to general manager at Manheim Montreal. The bilingual St-Germain (French and English) joined Manheim in 2013.
Prior to joining Manheim, St-Germain served as Quebec regional manager for DMT Development Systems Group of Winnipeg, Manitoba, from 2011-13. DMT is a privately-owned solution developer for the automotive industry.
An eight-year veteran of Manheim, Williams became assistant general manager at Manheim Jacksonville earlier this year. She joined Manheim in 2006 as assistant team manager at the company’s customer service center in Maitland, Fla.
Williams became marketing manager at Manheim Central Florida in 2008. During her Manheim career, Williams also served as director of field marketing strategy through the corporate office in Atlanta, and was promotions and marketing manager for four locations in Florida: Manheim Orlando, Central Florida, Daytona Beach, and Jacksonville.
A 20-year veteran of the auto remarketing industry, Zakaib became assistant general manager for recon and operations at Manheim Orlando in December 2007.
Zakaib worked for Manheim Lauderdale/Miami for 13 years before joining Manheim’s collision center as a manager in Orlando, Fla., in 2004. During his career, he has also worked as recon manager at Manheim Central Florida, and was best practices manager and general operations manager at Manheim Orlando.