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Cox Automotive Names Patrick Brennan as Senior Vice President of Inventory Solutions, Marketplace
Continues transformation of operations into an all-inclusive, 24/7 seamless marketplace
Patrick Brennan, SVP, Inventory Solutions, Marketplace, Cox Automotive
“Simply put, Patrick knows our business,” said Grace Huang, president of Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions. “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.”

ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2017 – Cox Automotive names Patrick Brennan as senior vice president of Inventory Solutions, Marketplace following the recent promotion of Grace Huang to president of the Inventory Solutions Group.

In this newly titled role, which reflects the company’s commitment to transform its operations into an all-inclusive, 24/7 seamless marketplace, Brennan leads auction and digital operations for Inventory Solutions. He and his team are responsible for building upon the multi-year investment enabling clients to buy and sell cars more efficiently and effectively – and other inventory solutions products – whenever and wherever they choose.

“Simply put, Patrick knows our business,” said Grace Huang, president of Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions. “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.”

Backed by his more than 25 years of working with the company, Brennan most recently served as senior vice president of Logistics Solutions for Cox Automotive, improving the efficiency and client experience of Ready Logistics and Central Dispatch. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility with Cox Automotive and performed in operational and finance leadership roles for Manheim.

Brennan starts October 9 in his new position, reporting to Huang. Cox Automotive is seeking a replacement for the senior vice president of Logistics Solutions.

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, Xtime® and a host of other brands. The global company has 33,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.

For further information: Lois Rossi Senior Director, Public Relations Inventory and Financial Solutions, Cox Automotive +1 678 645 2028 lois.rossi@coxautoinc.com