Company Increasing Focus on Communications to Drive Business and Engage Customers and Stakeholders.
ATLANTA – Manheim announces the appointment of Racquel White to the position of vice president of communications and corporate affairs. In her role, White will lead the efforts to amplify four strategic communications areas: internal, external, executive and corporate social responsibility. White will report to Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, Lilicia Bailey.
White brings 15 years of strategic communication experience in a variety of sectors to Manheim. Most recently, she served as vice president of internal and leadership communications across North America for The Coca-Cola Company. She held positions of increasing responsibility with Marriott International, the Smithsonian Institute and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
“Racquel brings a fresh perspective to our company and to the remarketing industry,” said Bailey. “Her deep and diverse communications experience in highly-competitive product and service industries has positioned her well to lead Manheim’s complex communications strategies and campaigns. Her work will ensure that our employees and customers are informed, engaged and energized about all of the great things Manheim has to offer.”
White’s experience is multi-sector and also international. She has led communications for more than 90 markets for the Eurasia and Africa Group for The Coca-Cola Company, based in Istanbul, Turkey, and she served as acting public affairs and communications director for Coca-Cola South Africa, based in Johannesburg.
“Not only does Racquel have tremendous communications subject matter expertise and global business experience, she shares our company’s passion for community support, environmental sustainability and diversity,” Bailey added. “She and her team are an essential part of Manheim’s continued growth, domestically and globally.”
An active member of the community, White is involved in several organizations and initiatives. She has served on the Board of Directors for Georgia non-profits Camp Twin Lakes and Sheltering Arms. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Metro Atlanta Red Cross.
White earned a master’s degree in public communication and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from The American University in Washington, D.C.
About Manheim (www.manheim.com)
Manheim is the world’s leading provider of vehicle remarketing services. Through its 106 worldwide wholesale operating locations and digital services, Manheim influences every stage of a used vehicle’s life cycle, helping commercial sellers and automobile dealers maximize the full value of their vehicles. Drawing from its auction transaction volume, Manheim Consulting publishes the annual Used Car Market Report, the definitive source of data for the used car industry. Manheim Consulting offers a wide range of services including custom analytics, business optimization and macro economic analysis.
Manheim is the online vehicle remarketing leader, connecting buyers and sellers to the world’s largest, most comprehensive wholesale marketplace through its extensive in-lane and digital offerings. Manheim.com receives nearly 900,000 visits each week.
Additionally, Manheim offers services including reconditioning, certification, inspections, dealer financing, title management and marshaling, among others. Through its wide array of services and technologies, industry publications, customer support and educational offerings, Manheim gives its customers maximum control over how they buy and sell vehicles, helping them to conduct business in the most efficient way possible. Worldwide, the company handles nearly 8 million used vehicles annually, facilitating transactions worth more than $50 billion in value.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company.