Manheim has named two new members to its leadership team with the addition of Derek Hansen as vice president of digital inventory solutions and Angela Babin as vice president of retail solutions.
Hansen will assume full responsibility for Manheim’s digital operations by setting the company’s long-term digital plans and will work closely with teams from Manheim, RMS Automotive, and vAuto to create a customer-focused digital strategy. Hansen will report to Grace Huang, senior vice president of inventory services at Manheim.
“Clients have asked us to continue to innovate, enhance efficiencies, and provide the best digital solutions to help them thrive,” said Huang. “Derek has been instrumental in growing our digital channels and continuing to meet clients’ evolving business needs.”
Babin will be responsible for executing a strategy designed to maximize market return and offer improved client service. Retail solutions is designed to provide dealers with greater access to services that produce retail-ready vehicles and allows them to obtain retail inspections, professional vehicle merchandising, and retail other services. Babin will report to Shane O’Dell, senior vice president of vehicle solutions at Manheim.
“Angie has deep industry experience and expertise in developing new businesses while growing sales,” O’Dell said. “We are excited to have Angie join our team to help us further develop our retail solutions’ offerings while delivering solutions that that save time and enhance client growth.”