CARMEL, IN — ADESA, Inc. Chairman, President, and CEO David Gartzke announced on May 9 the departure of Jim Hallett, executive vice president of ADESA, Inc., and president of ADESA, Corp., LLC. The departure was effective May 6, 2005.

Chuck Tapp, executive vice president, sales and marketing, of ADESA Corp. will head up the customer relationship role. Gartzke will assume the title of president of ADESA Corp., in addition to his other roles, with both Brad Todd and Tapp reporting to him.

In mid-April, ADESA named Todd chief operating officer of ADESA Corp., in addition to his responsibilities as president of AFC (ADESA's floorplan financing segment), and Paul Lips senior vice president of operations for ADESA Corp. (ADESA's U.S. used vehicle auction segment).