CARMEL, Ind. — Auction and remarketing services provider ADESA (div. KAR Auction Services Inc.) announced that Rod Davis has been named general manager of its Phoenix auction.

Davis has 25 years of auto auction experience, including 17 years in general management. His auction career started at Brasher’s Sacramento Auto Auction as an outside sales representative and progressed to dealer sales manager two years later. He was promoted to general sales manager in 2001 and has served as assistant general manager of the auction, now ADESA Brasher’s, for the past eight years.

Davis has been an auctioneer for consignment, factory, and public sales for more than two decades. He served on the board of directors for the Independent Automobile Dealers Association of California for 16 years and as president of the organization for three years.