ATLANTA – Continuing its commitment to develop industry-leading products that drive business results for customers, Manheim has expanded its product development leadership team with new members, according to the company. Ensuring the right products are delivered to the right people at the right time, the new additions to the team have solid expertise in product development, strategy, deployment and portfolio management.
The new team members include:
Tony Markese, vice president of marketplace and affiliate management, has a wealth of auction location experience, having previously served as general manager of Manheim Central Florida for several years. In his new role, Markese will collaborate with industry partners to increase customer access to Manheim’s marketplace.
Bonnie Hensler, vice president of product operations, brings to Manheim a strong product marketing background with experience in product launches, messaging and segmentation. Hensler will be responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive product operations strategies.
Kris Hart, vice president of product strategy, has extensive experience in the service and gaming industries, previously working for Harrah’s Entertainment, the well-known casino and gaming company. In Hart’s new role, she is responsible for working with internal and external stakeholders to evolve and expand Manheim’s product roadmap.
Krista Marlatt, senior director of product portfolio management, specializes in evaluating products to ensure they align with customers’ needs. Previously working for Manheim’s sister company, AutoTrader.com, Marlatt will be responsible for analyzing product families to make sure they reinforce Manheim’s commitment to enable customers to conduct business anytime, anywhere and in any way they choose.