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Manheim Auctions completes senior management team changes

Manheim Auctions has announced four more management changes as it completes the transformation of its senior leadership structure. Adrian Kelly (pictured) is appointed regional director (South) and is replaced as general manager, Bristol, by Brett Henderson.

Meanwhile, Nigel Paling is appointed general manager, Bruntingthorpe, and is replaced as general manager, Leeds, Cars and Commercials, by Sean Parnham.

Chris Cush, operations director, Manheim Remarketing, said: “Adrian, Brett, Nigel and Sean have unparalleled breadth and depth of remarketing experience with more than 90 years combined experience, 60 of which have been working for Manheim.

“Manheim prides itself in the success of the training and development of its employees and these appointments will further strengthen its senior operations team and clearly establishes Manheim Remarketing with a demonstrably stronger and more experienced senior operations team than any of its competitors.”

Kelly joined Manheim Auctions in 1989 and has worked in a variety of locations before being appointed auction centre manager for Bristol in 2003. More recently he has undertaken additional responsibilities as general manager for Saltash. Henderson joined Manheim Auctions in 2003 and has undertaken a number of roles and more recently as auction centre manager guided Wimbledon to one of Manheim Auctions’ top performing branches.

Paling has 17 years’ experience in used vehicle remarketing and vehicle logistics and was appointed general manager, operations, in May 2008. In March, this year he was appointed general manager, Leeds Cars and Commercials.

Parnham has worked for Manheim since 1984 and spent 29 years in the industry holding a number of key management positions at auction centre manager and general manager level and has was an instrumental part of the Seller Advance development team.

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