Former General Motors Executive Kim Brink Joins DealerSocket Board of Directors
Brink brings more than two decades of experience with General Motors, NASCAR, and Ford Motor Company
DALLAS, TX, August 15, 2018 – DealerSocket, a leading provider of innovative software for the automotive industry, today announced the appointment of Kim Brink, former executive at General Motors and current global chief operating officer at Global Team Blue (GTB), the dedicated group of agencies responsible for the Ford Motor Company account, to its board of directors.
“We welcome Kim’s deep understanding of the automotive industry, her strategic mindset, and her rich marketing expertise,” said Sejal Pietrzak, president and CEO of DealerSocket. “We look forward to leveraging Kim’s unique strategic perspectives and insights about partnering with automotive dealerships and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). She will bring significant value to DealerSocket, our board, and to our customers.”
Brink began her career at General Motors (GM) where she led the repositioning of both the Chevrolet and Cadillac brands. After more than twenty years at GM, Brink left to lead marketing for NASCAR before becoming the global chief operating officer of GTB. Brink has championed multiple award-winning creative platforms and was recognized by Automotive News in 2016 as one of 100 Leading Women in the Auto Industry.
“DealerSocket is focused on supporting dealerships with an integrated suite of software to simplify the experience of selling and servicing vehicles,” said Brink. “I look forward to utilizing my automotive and marketing experience to help DealerSocket continue to serve the automotive industry and help dealerships focus on the next generation customer experience, grow, and succeed.”
DealerSocket is a leading provider of software for the automotive industry, offering a suite of seamlessly integrated products to help dealers sell and service vehicles more profitably, while improving their customers’ experience. DealerSocket’s suite of products includes advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM), innovative Digital Marketing and Websites, robust Vehicle Inventory Management, insightful Analytics Reporting, and solutions to streamline dealer operations such as Desking, Credit Reporting, Compliance, and a Dealer Management System (DMS) for dealers of all sizes. DealerSocket employs more than 1,000 team members serving 300,000 active users at nearly 10,000 dealerships. Visit DealerSocket.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook for more information.
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