ADESA has appointed GMs at its Houston, Memphis, Seattle, and Tulsa locations.
Michael Schenks, who previously served as GM for ADESA Memphis, has assumed the same position at ADESA Houston; Ron Schritenthal was promoted from assistant GM to GM at ADESA Memphis; Dan Watt, was promoted from his role as assistant general manager at ADESA Seattle; and Rod Thompson, was promoted from dealer sales and service manager at ADESA Tulsa, according to ADESA.
“Michael, Ron and Dan have dedicated themselves to providing outstanding auction management at their previous posts,” said Paul Lips, COO at ADESA. “They will continue to ensure excellent customer service and staff engagement at ADESA Houston, ADESA Memphis and ADESA Seattle. Rod’s leadership experience and sales expertise will enable him to work effectively for both the employees and the customers of ADESA Tulsa.”
Schenks had been general manager at ADESA Memphis since 2013. He joined ADESA as dealer sales manager at ADESA Sarasota in 2009.
Schritenthal had been assistant general manager at ADESA Memphis since 2009. Previously, he served for several years as assistant general manager and as fleet lease manager at ADESA Kansas City.
Watt has been with ADESA Seattle for more than 25 years and has held a variety of roles at the auction, which include working as the office manager, factory manager, and fleet lease manager. He had been assistant general manager at ADESA Seattle since 2010.
Thompson joined ADESA Tulsa in 2015 as dealer sales and service manager. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the automotive/powersports/auction industry, including 10 years as sales manager for his family’s Chrysler store.