ST. LOUIS – Gary Nichols has been hired by the Missouri Auto Auction to manage its subsidiary, the St. Louis Independent Equipment Auction.

Kevin Brown, owner and general manager of Missouri Auto Auction, reported that Gary Nichols has joined the staff of the equipment auction as the general sales manager.

A 25-year veteran of the remarketing industry and a native of St. Louis, Nichols worked for US Fleet, Wheels, and Mitsubishi in California and spent the past four years as general sales manager at the Manheim Chicago auction.

“Our immediate goal is to ramp up this operation so that we can acquire more property within the next couple of years, with the long-term goal of adding an independent auto auction in St. Louis,” Brown said. “With Gary’s experience and enthusiasm, we’re confident that we’ll accomplish all that and more.”

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