For Immediate Release
KAR Auction Services Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Earn 2015 Women in Remarketing Honor
Carmel, Ind. — KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), a provider of used vehicle auction services, announced today that KAR Auction Services Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Becca Polak has been selected as one of Auto Remarketing’s 2015 Women in Remarketing. KAR Auction Services CEO and Chairman Jim Hallett made the announcement.
The annual Women in Remarketing award program showcases outstanding women in the auto remarketing industry who have a demonstrated history of going above and beyond through innovation, mentorship, philanthropy, education and more. The 2015 Women in Remarketing Class will be honored at this year’s Used Car Week Conferences November 16–20 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
“Becca has been an exceptional member of the KAR Auction Services team since she first joined ADESA in 2005 as associate general counsel. Her in-depth expertise, unparalleled drive and inspiring enthusiasm have made her an integral part of our team and our success,” said Hallett. “On behalf of the entire KAR Auction Services group of companies, I would like to congratulate Becca, and thank her for her hard work and her contributions to KAR.”
As KAR’s executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, Polak oversees strategic, legal and business planning, as well as the handling of litigation, mergers, acquisitions, regulation and compliance, and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining ADESA in 2005, Polak was a senior associate with Indianapolis-based Krieg DeVault, LLP, and an attorney with Dallas-based Haynes and Boone, LLP. She earned her juris doctor with Cum Laude honors from the Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, and her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University—Bloomington. She has been recognized in the Indianapolis Business Journal as a Woman of Influence and the Who’s Who in the financial industry list, and was chosen as a “rising star” by Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine.
About KAR Auction Services, Inc.
KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), a FORTUNE® 1000 company, operates worldwide vehicle auction services and provides related services. Based in Carmel, Indiana, the KAR group of companies is comprised of ADESA, Inc. (ADESA), Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), Automotive Finance Corporation (AFC), and additional business units, with approximately 13,000 employees and 240 auction facilities. Together, KAR’s complementary businesses provide support, technology and logistics for the used vehicle industry. For more information, visit karauctionservices.com.