Cox Automotive has named Jim Williams its senior vice president of logistics for inventory solutions, the company announced.

In his new role, he will oversee Manheim’s Ready Logistics and Central Dispatch.

He will start in the role on March 1 and succeed Patrick Brennan, who previously served in the position but was recently promoted to senior vice president of Inventory Solutions’ Marketplace.

Williams has been serving as vice president of operations for Cox Automotive. In that role he led a group of 100 employees, supporting Cox Automotive’s inventory solutions business.

“For the past four years, he directed teams to successfully prepare for and implement widespread, complex system and process changes,” according to a release.

Williams will report to Grace Huang, president of Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions.