COLUMBUS, OHIO – Alexis Jacobs, owner and chief executive officer of the Columbus Fair Auto Auction announced the appointment of James P. Hallett as president of the auction. Hallett will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day sales and operations.

Hallett, who formerly served as president and CEO of ADESA Corp., will relocate to Columbus and his employment becomes effective immediately.

Columbus Fair is one of the oldest and largest independently owned auctions in the country. It was established in 1958 and today its facilities occupy more than 180 acres.