Who's Shifting Gears

Richard CarpentierCOOAutoVIN - 12/31/1969

COO, AutoVINManaging Director, DATAScanThe AutoVIN leadership team is now led by Richard Carpentier, COO and Senior Vice President of Operations across North America. AutoVIN is part of KAR Auction Services.

A familiar name in the remarketing and vehicle inspection industries in Canada, Carpentier will oversee all aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations in Canada and the United States, including field operations, call centers, quality assurance teams, client relations and business development.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, managing operations and business development teams for inspection companies, first for Quadrex/Manders and later for DataScan. He most recently held the position of managing director for DataScan’s Canadian operations. Carpentier will report to Trevor Henderson, Chief Operating Officer for ADESA Canada.

Click to View All Movers & Shakers

Best In Their Class

Karen WeigertKeynote SpeakerHTUF - 12/31/1969

Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago, will keynote the HTUF 2013 National Meeting. Karen Weigert was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Chicago in 2011. In this position, Weigert works to guide the City’s sustainability strategy and implementation, bringing innovative, practical solutions throughout the work of the City. Weigert is a producer and writer for the documentary film Carbon Nation, which is focused on solutions to climate change.

Looking for Legends

Gayle PrattRetired Director of Global FleetEcolab, Inc. - 12/31/1969

Gayle Pratt , Director of Global Fleet for Ecolab, Inc. since 2004, has retired. She began her fleet career in 1978 and has held management positions with Onan Corp., LabCorp, the State of Michigan, and Ecolab. Active in NAFA, she was president from 2007 to 2009. Succeeding her at Ecolab is Andy Coulter, Director of Indirect Procurement and Global Fleet.