Cox Automotive has named Grace Huang as president of Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions, which includes brands such as Manheim, Ready Logistics and RMS Automotive, according a company announcement.

Huang will be succeeding Janet Barnard, who has been named chief people officer for Cox Automotive. Both are set to begin their new roles on Oct. 2.

“Grace is the right leader to take on this important position as she’s been instrumental in the growth of Inventory Solutions,” said Mark O’Neil, COO, Cox Automotive. “She is a strategic thinker with an outstanding track record for executing initiatives that enhance our operations, team member engagement and client success.”

Before this recent appointment, Huang served as senior vice president of Manheim Inventory Services and was responsible for auction operations, digital services and the execution of an enhanced auction model designed to deliver greater efficiencies to better serve clients, the company stated.