Manheim has announced that Armando Sanchez has been promoted to assistant general manager of Lakeland Auto Auction in Lakeland, Fla. He formerly served as fleet/lease manager at St. Pete Auto Auction in Clearwater, Fla., a position he has held since joining the company in October 2000. Sanchez brought 12 years of experience in the wholesale auto auction business, including three previous years in a variety of sales positions at St. Pete Auto Auction. He also spent six years as a national sales manager for a satellite-based auto auction company and 12 years in the auto salvage business. In addition, Sanchez worked in retail and as a wholesale broker.