PAR promotes Herdrich Irwin to COO
PAR North America, a business unit of KAR Global, announced the promotion of Jessie Herdrich Irwin to chief operating officer on Wednesday.
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,” AFC president Jim Money said in a news release. “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 Money.
“I am thrilled to bring my experiences, enthusiasm and vision to this new role leading PAR,” said Herdrich Irwin, who was previously promoted to be vice president of compliance and operations in 2018.
“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,” she went on to say.
PAR North America is a leading nationwide provider of vehicle transition services. PAR can recover assets, manage cycle times, maximize returns and reduce risk for companies across the U.S.
PAR’s clients range from large banks, captives and auto finance companies to small credit unions.
“PAR is quality-focused and compliance-driven and has services that can be designed to fit many needs,” the company said.