CARMEL, IN— ADESA announced today that David Vignes joins the company as its senior vice president of operations and strategic improvements. Vignes has more than 20 years of experience in enhancing operations, cost management and customer value to businesses in the services and entertainment industry.

“I am extremely pleased to announce the addition of David Vignes to our management team,” said Paul Lips, ADESA’s executive vice president of operations and finance. “With David’s background, I’m confident he will play a valuable role in optimizing resources and helping us grow our presence in the industry.”

Vignes has held several executive positions in finance and operations with companies such as Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney World Orlando and the Disney cruise line. Most recently, Vignes served as senior vice president at Steiner + Associates, where he managed more than 600 employees across five business lines with an annual revenue of $50 million.

In his new role with ADESA, Vignes will focus on performing operational reviews, redesigning core processes, increasing customer service, decreasing cycle time and errors, and enhancing overall performance to drive value.