PAR North America (PAR), a business unit of a leading provider of digital marketplace solutions for used vehicles KAR Auction Services d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), announces the promotion of Jessie Herdrich Irwin to chief operating officer. In her expanded new role, Herdrich Irwin will oversee compliance, operations, remarketing and titles, while ensuring alignment with sales.
“Jessie brings exceptional leadership and a deep understanding of PAR’s customers, stemming from her broad experience within PAR,” said Jim Money, president of AFC. “Her long tenure with the company and variety of roles enable Jessie to provide top notch service for a full spectrum of client and vendor needs.”
As chief operating officer, Herdrich Irwin will continue to lead compliance and operations, and will now have oversight of remarketing and titles for PAR. Herdrich Irwin will serve as the top officer for PAR and report to Jim Money.
“I am thrilled to bring my experiences, enthusiasm and vision to this new role leading PAR,” said Herdrich Irwin, chief operating officer at PAR. “From my very first role as a temp handling vendor relations and progressing all the way up to chief operating officer, I’ve gained a deep understanding of this business—focused on serving our customers.”
PAR North America is the leading nationwide provider of vehicle transition services. PAR recovers assets, manages cycle times, maximizes returns and reduces risk for companies across the U.S. PAR’s clients range from the largest banks, captives and auto finance companies to the smallest credit unions. PAR is quality-focused and compliance-driven and has services that can be designed to fit many needs.