PAR North America (PAR), a business unit of global wholesale used vehicle digital marketplace operator KAR Auction Services, Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), announces the appointment of Ryan Hawley as vice president of sales and client relations. In this position, Hawley will lead a fast-growing team of sales professionals and liaise with clients across the country.
“Ryan brings a wealth of experience to this role and we are excited to see where his leadership takes the sales team,” said Lisa Scott, president of PAR North America. “We are confident his experience with customers will promote focused relationships while ensuring phenomenal client experiences to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage.”
As vice president of sales and client relations, Hawley will focus on connecting PAR customers with the right solutions at the right time to best meet their needs, and on communicating PAR’s upcoming product pipeline. He will also be charged with ensuring an exceptional customer experience, providing an opportunity for clients to share feedback on their priorities, pain points and ideas.
“I’m thrilled to join PAR—a well-known leader and innovator in the industry,” said Ryan Hawley, vice president of sales and client relations at PAR. “I cannot wait to build upon the strong foundation already set with the sales and client teams nationwide and look forward to collaborating with our clients to meet and exceed their goals.”
Prior to joining PAR, Hawley spent the last four years in vice president roles in the SaaS, automotive fintech and commercial lending fintech spaces. He brings more than 18 years of experience in team building, leadership development and relationship management to his new role.
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.