Tina Novoa Joins Manheim San Francisco Bay from Nissan North America; Jay Waterman Assumes New Leadership Role at Manheim Albany
ATLANTA – As part of the company’s efforts to identify the best talent to achieve its long-term strategic goals, Manheim has announced the selection of two new leaders. Tina Novoa was named general manager of Manheim San Francisco Bay and Jay Waterman was named general manager of Manheim Albany. Both will assume their new roles by the end of this month.
“I am very excited about the addition of Tina to our Pacific Market team. We are looking forward to capitalizing on all of the great opportunities we have at Manheim’s San Francisco Bay location,” said Julie Picard, market vice president of the Pacific Market. “Tina’s customer-focused approach is sure to make an immediate positive impact for our customers and employees!”
Novoa joins Manheim from her most recent position at Nissan North America as dealer operations manager. Prior to Nissan, she held positions of increasing responsibility with Wells Fargo Bank, Volkswagen Credit, Inc., and GE Capital Fleet Services. She has a proven record in achieving sales goals, maintaining strong relationships with key dealers and leading successful teams. Novoa is a graduate of the University of La Verne in Athens, Greece, and she also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University in Hayward, Calif.
In addition, Jay Waterman has been named general manager of Manheim Albany. He was promoted from assistant general manager at this location and will assume full responsibility for all business operations at Manheim Albany.
“Jay brings many years of operational and management experience to his new position. This experience, coupled with his keen relationship building skills, will be huge assets for our employees and our customers,” said Jerry Tassone, market vice president of the Northeast Market. “I am confident that Jay brings all the skills needed to ensure the highest level of customer service and employee engagement.”
Waterman began his career at Manheim in 1989 at Manheim Albany, where he held positions of increasing responsibility. Since 1999, he served as assistant general manager, where he implemented new processes and procedures throughout the organization and created a strong, profitable internal operations infrastructure at that location. Waterman has worked in the auction and automotive industries for more than 23 years.
About Manheim (www.manheim.com)
Manheim is the world’s leading provider of vehicle remarketing services. Through its 113 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.