ATLANTA — Scott Maybee has been named president of NextGear Capital (div. Cox Automotive), effective today. Maybee comes to NextGear from Manheim Northstar Minnesota, where he was general manager and responsible for all facets of the Minneapolis-based operation.

Prior to joining Manheim, Maybee spent 10 years with Nissan North America and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation, rising to vice president of sales operations for Nissan Canada Finance.

“At Manheim, Scott successfully established a culture of transparency and rigorous process management while positively impacting employee morale and driving aggressive organic business growth,” said Mark Bowser, executive vice president and CFO of Cox Automotive. “He and his team ultimately raised sales revenue, customer retention and operating margins.”

Dave Horan, who has served as acting president of NextGear Capital since July, will continue in his role as vice president of finance for the Carmel, Ind.-based company.

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