Manheim announced that Julie Picard, market vice president of Manheim’s Pacific Market has been named general manager and vice president of Manheim Pennsylvania. Picard replaces Tim Van Dam who was named market vice president of Manheim’s Northeast Market earlier this year. Picard reports to Van Dam and began her role on Jan. 1, 2014.
“Julie’s remarketing expertise and business skills, coupled with a record of delivering results in various leadership roles at Manheim made her the right fit for this key role,” said Van Dam. “Her experience in running various auction locations, building diverse customer relationships and challenging her teams to continuously excel, positions her to effectively lead our premier auction operation into the future.”
In addition to being a dedicated business professional, Picard is also a committed industry leader. Most recently, she was honored as one of Auto Remarketing’s “2013 Women in Remarketing,” and was also the recipient of the prestigious 2013 Laurie Dobberphul Top Achiever Award, presented by GE Remarketing. Both awards spotlight women who continuously make a difference and are passionate about the automobile industry.
Picard graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Montana.