Auction Broadcasting Company (ABC) announced on April 16 that it has named Richard Hanson as manager of fleet/lease services for ABC West Michigan. Hanson, has 34 years of experience in the auto and auction industries. Hanson comes to ABC West Michigan from ADESA, where he served as regional vice president for seven years. Prior to that, he held positions as vice president of operations for Lease Plan U.S.A., director of purchasing for Donlen Leasing, purchasing supervisor for Leaseway Fleet Management Corporation, and assistant operations director for Allied Auto Leasing. ABC West Michigan is the largest dealer consignment seller in the state. ABC, established in 1999, provides a range of facilities that offer services to dealer consignment, factory, financial institution, fleet/lease, and captive finance customers.