KAR Auction Services' ADESA business unit has named former DealerTrack executive Richard Griskie as its CIO.

Griskie will oversee the efficient and effective operation of information technology systems for ADESA and several subsidiary businesses within the KAR Auction Services group of companies. He will also contribute to the management and direction of the overall business plan and be responsible for identifying and implementing technology strategies. Griskie will report to Stéphane St-Hilaire, ADESA's CEO and president.

“We are pleased to welcome Richard to the team. He brings more than 25 years of automotive experience and a successful executive-level leadership track record that will further amplify our IT efforts across the company,” said St-Hilaire. “As we continue to shift our operational structure to enhance technology effectiveness and service offerings, it is important for us to have individuals who can elevate the team’s performance and continue to improve and enhance our processes to deliver above and beyond on our customers’ needs.”

Prior to this role, Griskie served as the vice president of technology operations and process for DealerTrack in New York. He also worked for companies such as JM Family Enterprises, Reynolds & Reynolds, and Accenture.