CARMEL, IN — ADESA Corp., a subsidiary of ADESA, Inc. has named John Combs its new executive sales director effective immediately.

Combs start in the industry came in 1991 as the fleet/lease manager and arbitration manager for ADESA Memphis. From 1993 to 1995, Combs worked as fleet/lease manager and sales manager of Dealers Auto Auction of Dallas. In 1995, he was hired to centralize the remarketing process as remarketing manager for Sunstar Acceptance Corp. in Atlanta. Beginning in 1997, he worked as auction remarketing manager for Bank One Credit Company. Before joining ADESA, Combs opened a greenfield auction for ABC Auto Auction and served as its general manager.