Cox Automotive announced that Shane O'Dell has been named president of financial solutions. O'Dell will oversee NextGear Capital. He will report to Mark O'Neil, chief operating officer of Cox Automotive and will begin his new role effective October 1. O'Dell will be relocating to Carmel, Ind. O'Dell currently serves as the senior vice president of vehicle solutions at Manheim responsible for setting and executing key business strategies around Manheim's third-party logistics, including vehicle transportation, reconditioning, imaging, purchase protection and inspections in addition to focusing on Ready Logistics, the company's transportation company. Prior to joining Manheim, O'Dell was chief operating officer for NextGear Capital, overseeing the execution of day-to-day operating activities and providing strategic direction on revenue growth and risk mitigation. O'Dell was one of the founding members of Dealer Services Corp. in 2005 and became chief operating officer in 2010. DSC merged with Manheim Financial Services to become NextGear Capital in 2013.