CARMEL, IN — ADESA Corp. has made two appointments in the company’s West Region. Jose Arroyo has been named fleet lease manager at ADESA Los Angeles effective December 5, 2005, while Jeff Kirkpatrick will replace him as fleet lease manager at ADESA San Diego.

Arroyo’s experience includes six years in the United States Navy. He began his career in sales and marketing in the insurance and real estate industries as a sales associate while studying business and computer sciences at Southwestern and Coleman Colleges in San Diego. He has worked in several capacities for ADESA San Diego since February 2000, including marketing, arbitration, and most recently as fleet lease manager.

Kirkpatrick is a 2002 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of New Mexico, where he majored in both accounting and finance in the Anderson School of Management. In January 2003, he was named assistant fleet lease manager at ADESA Los Angeles and later transferred to ADESA San Diego in the same capacity.