Rock Anderson has been promoted to vice president and chief people officer for Manheim, a leading provider of vehicle remarketing services, effective July 1.
“Rock has been an important part of Manheim leadership for many years, as a key advisor to the senior executive team and as an advocate for our employees,” said Sandy Schwartz, president of Manheim. “As Rock takes on this vital leadership role, I know I will be able to count on his experience, judgment and perspective to prepare the best workforce in the industry for future success.”
As a human resources leader at Manheim for more than seven years, Anderson has an understanding of the business and employee culture. He also has well-established relationships with key business and community leaders, says Schwartz.
Anderson most recently served as vice president of people strategies for Manheim. In this role, he was responsible for all human resources functions, including overseeing corporate and field operations, security and employment practices. Before joining Manheim, Rock held leadership positions with several large companies including Siemens, Wachovia Bank and INROADS Inc.
Anderson is a member of the board of directors and serves as chairman of the strategic implementation committee for the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta. He is chairman of the benefits committee and a member of the finance committee for the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta and president of the finance committee for St. Anthony Catholic Church. Rock is also a Leadership Atlanta alumnus and a member of the One Hundred Black Men of Atlanta.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company.