ADESA names 2 executive sales directors

CARMEL, Ind. - 

ADESA announced Tuesday that it has brought on two new members to join its sales team.

Angela Williams and Kirk Archer have joined the company as executive sales directors.

Williams most recently served as the business development and marketing manager for Rawls Auto Auction in Leesville, S.C.

“Angela brings more than 20 years of auto auction industry experience to the commercial sales team,” ADESA vice president of commercial sales John Combs said in a news release. “Angela brings a wealth of industry knowledge, auction management experience, and previous work alongside intuitional clients to the position. She’ll hit the ground running to help our commercial customers navigate the changes and challenges of our marketplace.”

Williams joined Rawls AA in 1990 as a part-time block clerk and in 1996, she took on a full-time role within the fleet/lease department.

She was later promoted to fleet/lease manager and then assistant general manager in 2005.

Angela Williams (left) and Kirk Archer. Photos courtesy of ADESA

Meanwhile, Archer most recently served as director of commercial sales at Insurance Auto Auctions.

“Kirk’s wide-ranging experience at IAA and the relationships he’s developed over the past decade will be valuable assets to our company and our customers,” Combs said. “He brings a unique view of the remarketing landscape across both the whole car and salvage car marketplaces. We’re extremely pleased to have Kirk join our national sales team and look forward to his many contributions.”

Archer joined IAA as an auction coordinator in 2007 and was later promoted to divisional sales manager, according to ADESA.

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