The companies said they are making the moves “to expand the companies’ footprint while continuing to deliver the ultimate online auction and marketing experiences for clients.”
EBlock says it provides sellers and buyers in the wholesale automotive market with a platform that combines “the energy and immediacy” of a physical auction with the “convenience and efficiency” of a digital one.
EDealer provides dealership marketing technology in Canada. It offers merchandising automation and vehicle optimization products that it says provides dealers with “consistent, accurate, merchandised inventory.”
Before coming to EBlock, McClenahan spent 16 years in the brick-and-mortar auction business. That, according to the companies, “shaped his understanding of how technology could complement a marketplace that was foundational to the industry’s success, yet ripe for innovation.”
The companies add that his work in the Canadian and U.S. markets, along with his experience at all levels of the brick-and-mortar and digital auction spaces, qualifies him to lead EBlock in its mission “to bring the auction industry into the future.”
During McClenahan’s time as President and Chief Operating Officer of EBlock, the company and its sister brand, EDealer, have attained strong growth and success, according to the companies. Headcount has grown 65% in the past year, the company said.
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