ACV Auctions wins gold in 2018 Stevie Awards for Great Employers
BUFFALO, N.Y. – ACV Auctions Inc., the leading dealer-to-dealer, full-service, online, wholesale auction platform, has won gold in the third annual Stevie® Awards for Great Employers, in the automotive employer of the year category.
The Stevie Awards for Great Employers recognizes the world’s best employers, human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers, that help create and drive great places to work.
ACV Auctions was selected because of its outstanding work culture, community involvement, benefits, open workspace, investment in technology for its employees, and special events like in-office professional massages, monthly birthday celebrations and more. Further consideration was given to ACV because of the company’s rapid growth in its industry and high sales accomplishments since 2017.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized for the great culture that our team helps make possible here at ACV,” said CEO George Chamoun. “ACV is built on a foundation of trust and transparency. We’re growing over 400 percent a year and adding 20–30 teammates a month. We all get our hands dirty. As we grow, it’s imperative to us that we continue to foster an environment of mutual respect and collaboration, where our employees know they make a difference, and that their work is appreciated. We’ve found the best way to do that is to hire happy, enthusiastic people, who want to grow with us, and it hasn’t failed us yet.”
The gold, silver and bronze winners were presented with their awards at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City Friday, Sept. 21.
More than 550 nominations from organizations in 21 nations were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of HR-related categories, including achievement in workplace safety & compliance, employer of the year, chief human resources officer of the year, human resources team of the year and employee relations solution provider of the year, among others.
More than 60 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.
“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received in the third annual Stevie Award for Great Employers. The dedication the Stevie Award finalists have to making workplaces great for employees was evident in every nomination,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
ACV Auctions is an advanced mobile platform that enables car dealers to view, bid on, buy and sell wholesale inventory in up-to-the-minute online auctions. Each vehicle listing includes a thorough vehicle condition report with over 40 detailed photographs, completed by ACV vehicle inspectors at the seller's lot. Buyers are alerted when a 20-minute auction begins for vehicles they are interested in. Buying and selling on ACV save dealers time and money.
ACV is experiencing explosive growth. The company has expanded into 64 markets as it continues its expansion west. In August, ACV sold over 8,500 vehicles, which is three times as much as it sold in August 2017, as dealers look to ACV Auctions to bolster their used car strategy.
For more information on ACV Auctions, visit acvauctions.com or @ACVAuctions on Twitter.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the list of 2018 Stevie finalists are available at www.StevieAwards.com/HR.
About ACV Auctions
ACV is an online, wholesale vehicle auction platform that provides franchise and used-car dealerships a more effective and efficient method of buying and selling wholesale vehicles through individual, 20-minute auctions. Its technology modernizes auction operations including account and title management, floor plan purchasing, arbitration, and logistics facilitation. The company’s mission is to become the most trusted source in the industry for dealers to purchase wholesale vehicles. To learn more, visit www.ACVAuctions.com.
About the Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at
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