MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI) announced Bob Graham, director, vehicle remarketing, will be the next president of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA).

The IARA allows remarketers and those who service the remarketing industry to discuss and analyze remarketing issues facing industry members, as well as working to create industry standardization, performance measurement, best practices, and education. The IARA also provides a Certified Automotive Remarketer (CAR) program under its educational platform.

Graham's responsibilities will include working with the leadership of the auctions and other industry associations, providing continued value for the membership along with conducting monthly Board meetings.

"As the industry changes and evolves the needs and priorities of both remarketers and our industry partners change as well," said Graham. "The IARA takes a lead role in identifying key issues and working with its membership to affect changes that will benefit not only remarketers but the auctions and buyers as well. Through education, co-operation, and open communication with all industry partners, the IARA drives value to the bottom line of its members."

Graham was inducted Aug. 18, and his term will last two years.