Cox Automotive appoints new inventory solutions group exec


Cox Automotive announced Monday it has appointed Patrick Brennan to be senior vice president of inventory solutions, marketplace, following the recent promotion of Grace Huang to president of the inventory solutions group.

Brennan most recently served as senior vice president of logistics solutions, working to enhance the efficiency and client experience of Cox Automotive's Ready Logistics and Central Dispatch. The company said it is currently looking for a replacement to fill the position.

"Simply put, Patrick knows our business," Huang said in a news release announcing Brennan’s hire.

"He is a respected, trusted leader with a proven track record who is well equipped to drive Inventory Solutions Marketplace to deliver greater efficiencies and better serve clients and our industry."

In this new role, Brennan will oversee both auction and digital operations for the company’s inventory solutions group and report to Huang, according to Cox Automotive.

Brennan has been at the company for more than 25 years and served in operational and finance leadership roles for Manheim.

Patrick Brennan, Cox Automotive

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