CARMEL, IN – Pat Walsh has been named chief operating officer of ADESA Impact’s North American Operations. Walsh previously served as COO of ADESA Impact’s U.S. operations.

Walsh joined ADESA Impact in 2001 as vice president of the Western Region and was promoted to chief operating officer of its U.S. operations in 2002. During his tenure as COO, Walsh has been instrumental in driving the expansion of ADESA Impact’s U.S. operations through the addition of more than fifteen additional auction facilities in several states.

Prior to joining ADESA Impact, Walsh held various executive level positions during his tenure with Insurance Auto Auctions, a national salvage auction company. He also serves as president-elect in his third year on the board of directors for the American Salvage Pool Association.