Experts Bureau

Derek Hansen

Vice President of Offsite, Manheim

Derek Hansen is vice president of offsite solutions, Manheim.

In Hansen’s role, all digital and mobile offsite solutions are organized under the vision of one leader – providing consistency and the opportunity to identify and capitalize on existing and new synergies. Aligning OVE, Bid Lot and Mobile offerings further strengthens Manheim’s overall dealer offsite and omni-channel strategies. This includes potential white labeling storefronts (using our technology to support the client’s or partner’s remarketing), robust technology and a seamless offsite experience.

Offsite comprises a growing segment of Manheim’s business. Responding to client demands for efficiency and convenience, today over half of Manheim’s physical sale attendance occurs via Simulcast. And in 2017, Manheim sold 215,000 vehicles outside of its physical auction facilities through its digital and mobile platforms.

Hansen works closely with Zach Hallowell, vice president of Manheim Digital Marketplace and RMS Automotive, for all key decisions related to the OVE.com and Manhem.com marketplaces including functionality and customer-facing offerings.

Since June 2016, Hansen has been responsible for Manheim’s digital operations as vice president of digital inventory solutions.

Hansen joined the Cox Automotive team in January 2015 as senior director of strategic planning. Prior to that, he served in roles with Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting and Intel Corp.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the Marriott School at Brigham Young University.

Hansen has presented at Digital Dealer 21 and Used Car Week 2016 and 2017.