ADESA has named three new general managers for three of its locations in North America.
Jeff Hyde will serve as general manager of ADESA San Diego; Kjersta Loyd will serve as general manager of ADESA Northwest in Eugene, Ore.; and Matthew Creese will serve as general manager at ADESA St. John’s in Newfoundland, Canada.
Hyde has more than 25 years of auction experience and most recently served as assistant general manager of ADESA Los Angeles. He previously held the role of commercial accounts manager before his promotion to operations manager in 2015.
Loyd has been with ADESA for more than 20 years, more recently serving as director of sales for the Midwest region. Loyd started at ADESA Seattle’s body shop as clerk and auto body damage appraiser, later served as assistant fleet/lease manager, internet sales manager, and consignment sales manager. When he moved to ADESA Houston he served as dealer sales and services manager. Later, at ADESA Golden Gate, he served as general sales manager.
Creese most recently served as customer viewpoint director for Al Jazirah Vehicle Agencies, the exclusive Ford Distributor or Saudi Arabia. Before that he served as network development and franchise manager for the South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa region for Jaguar Land Rover and as manager for ownership experience for Lexus South Africa. He also spent a decade in retail management for Ford, Volkswagen and BMW.