CARMEL, Ind. — ADESA (div. KAR Auction Services Inc.) named Scott Drehs to the newly created role of vice president of major dealer accounts. Drehs, a 30-year auto industry veteran, remains in the KAR family after serving in leadership roles for nearly 15 years at AFC. He first joined that company in 2004.
“Scott is not only a familiar face, he is a proven leader in the remarketing ecosystem with established industry relationships,” said Paul Lips, chief commercial officer at ADESA. “As ADESA continues to focus on creating a more seamless customer experience, Scott will lead a team of account managers charged with better meeting the needs of our major dealer groups and increasing our market share in this segment of our industry.”
In his new role, Drehs will direct and activate the team that develops relationships with ADESA’s large-scale buyers and sellers. The major dealer accounts group will leverage the capabilities, products and complementary services within the KAR family. As ADESA continues to evolve, integrate and launch industry-leading products, technology and solutions, Drehs’ team will work with dealers to seamlessly implement ADESA’s offerings into their workflows, all according to the announcement.