DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) today reported that Jeffrey Liaw has agreed to become Copart's Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, effective January 4, 2016. William Franklin, currently Copart's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will continue his role as Executive Vice President responsible for U.S. operations and shared services.
Mr. Liaw has served as the Chief Financial Officer of FleetPride, Inc., a privately held company that distributes truck and trailer parts nationwide, since January 2013. From August 2005 to December 2012, Mr. Liaw was a principal of TPG Capital Management, L.P., a private equity firm. Mr. Liaw earned his B.A. and B.B.A. from the University of Texas in 1999, and he earned his M.B.A. from Harvard University in 2005.
Copart, founded in 1982, provides vehicle sellers with a full range of remarketing services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and, in some locations, to end users. Copart remarkets the vehicles through Internet sales utilizing its VB3 technology. Copart sells vehicles on behalf of insurance companies, banks, finance companies, fleet operators, dealers, car dealerships and others as well as cars sourced from the general public. The company currently operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, India, Brazil, Germany, and Spain.
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