Manheim has appointed Kevin Chartier as Vice President of Commercial Sales. In his new role, Chartier will focus on the overall growth and development of Manheim’s commercial business, including managing sales efforts and fostering strategic relationships with commercial clients.
“Kevin’s thought leadership and deep expertise in the automotive remarketing arena, coupled with his keen ability to assess industry trends and market dynamics, make him the ideal choice for this important role,” said Tim McKinley, senior vice president of sales, Manheim. “I am confident that Kevin will continue to evolve our sales strategies to further help our commercial clients thrive in today’s marketplace.”
Reporting to McKinley, Chartier will lead a team of experienced account executives responsible for maintaining and driving new revenue and market share growth for all Manheim commercial clients while ensuring exceptional client service.
Chartier joins Manheim from Nissan Corporation, where he served most recently as Remarketing Director. In his time with Nissan, Chartier held various sales and marketing roles, including a position on the Infiniti launch team, Infiniti division C&I manager and a role leading remarketing strategy. He later took on an executive position for lease and banking solutions at RSA/Fiserv before returning to Nissan in 2006 to lead the development of international sales finance companies.
Chartier holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with double majors in Marketing and Finance & Investment Banking from the University of Wisconsin. Additionally, he has completed a series of executive training programs from the University of Chicago and University of Virginia.