Cox Automotive has named Patrick Brennan as senior vice president of inventory solutions, marketplace, the company announced. He will begin in his new role effective immediately.

In the role, Brennan will lead auction and digital operations for inventory solutions where he and his team will be responsible for the continued support of these products and enabling clients to buy and sell cars more efficiently and effectively.

This news follows the recent appointment of Grace Huang as president of Cox Automotive's Inventory Solutions Group. Brennan will report directly to Huang.

Brennan has worked with the Cox family of companies for the past 25 years. Most recently he served as senior vice president of Logistics Solutions for Cox Automotive. There he improved the efficiency and client experience of Ready Logistics and Central Dispatch, the company stated.

Prior to working at Cox Automotive, he served in various leadership roles at Manheim.

Brennan will leave behind a vacant position for his previous title. Cox Automotive is seeking a senior vice president of logistics solutions.