TORRANCE, CA – Bobit Business Media and Vehicle Remarketing magazine presented the Consignor of the Year award to Linda Silverstein, general manager, remarketing and rental for Ford Motor Company at the Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR 2010) at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

The winner of the award was voted for in an online ballot by remarketing industry professionals. Qualification requirements include:

    1.Implemented and encouraged the use of best practices.

    2.Created, embraced, and implemented industry innovations.

    3.Moved the industry forward with professionalism and the highest standards.

    4.Willingly shared expertise and skills to advance the industry.

    5.Participated in industry associations and groups.

    6.Served as mentors and/or role models in developing the next generation of remarketing professionals.

Silverstein has been responsible for Ford Motor Company vehicle remarketing since October 2002. Her responsibilities expanded in May 2005 to include certified pre-owned vehicles, and in January 2007, rental operations.

She joined the Ford Motor Company in 1982 as an analyst in Ford Division's Detroit District Sales Office. Since that time, she has worked in marketing and sales, dealer communications, advertising, cross-line strategy and product development.

Silverstein was also inducted into the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) Hall of Fame in 2009.