CARMEL, IN – ADESA announced changes to its used vehicle operations management team. David Carlucci, previously general manager at ADESA New Jersey, has been named executive director of sales for ADESA. Jay Hinchman, previously the national accounts manager at ADESA New Jersey, will now serve as the auction’s general manager.

For more than two years, Carlucci served as general manager of ADESA New Jersey. He has been with ADESA since 1998, holding a number of increasingly responsible positions at ADESA Boston. Prior to joining ADESA, Carlucci served as an account executive for Celebrity Marketing, Inc. A graduate of Westfield State College in Westfield, Mass., Carlucci holds a degree in business management.

Hinchman will now fill the position of general manager at ADESA New Jersey. “Since joining ADESA last June, Jay has exhibited the knowledge and skill set to lead our team at ADESA New Jersey," said ADESA Chief Operating Officer Tom Caruso. "He truly is the perfect candidate to fill this role."

Hinchman has more than 13 years of experience in the remarketing industry. Prior to joining ADESA, he worked for World Omni Financial Corporation/CenterOne Financial Services. He served in the role of assistant vice president of remarketing for nine years and was responsible for all World Omni Remarketing functions including strategic planning, sales and operations, as well as client acquisition and management. Hinchman received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from The State University of New York in New Paltz, N.Y.

In other ADESA news, Evan Davidson has been named national operations manager, marine and powersports. Prior to joining ADESA, Davidson worked for several years in the fields of marine remarketing and financial services.

Davidson has more than 15 years in the banking industry with a concentration in the areas of loss mitigation, remarketing, as well as acquisitions and integrations. His banking experience includes managing remarketing portfolios for both BankOne and Chase Auto Finance. Most recently, he was the remarketing manager of RV, marine and powersports for GE Money.