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Copart Announces Hiring of New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer

Copart Announces Hiring of New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer

DALLAS, Dec. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Copart, inc. (NASDAQ: CPRT) announced the addition of two new associates to its leadership crew now: Chief Monetary Officer Leah Stearns and Chief Legal Officer Paul Kirkpatrick.

Leah Stearns, Main Economical Officer
Leah will guide Copart’s finance and accounting functions to enable permit the firm’s continuing profitable development. She is a seasoned Fortune 500 govt, serving most recently as main economic officer of CBRE, a global chief in business true estate solutions and investments, and previously in fiscal and operational management roles at American Tower. She retains an MBA from Boston College’s Carroll College of Administration and a bachelor’s diploma in finance from the Questrom University of Business at Boston University.

Paul Kirkpatrick, Chief Lawful Officer and Company Secretary
Paul will lead Copart’s lawful division and aid guidebook the company in spots of corporate regulation, transactions, industrial contracts, authentic estate, compliance, litigation, and govt affairs. Paul has extensive practical experience as a common counsel and main authorized officer, most not too long ago at BayoTech Hydrogen, Omnitracs (together with as a result of its recent acquisition by Solera Global Holdings), and a 10 years at Industrial Metals Organization. Kirkpatrick retains a legislation diploma from the Dedman University of Law at Southern Methodist College and a bachelor’s degree in Heritage from Baylor College.

Paul succeeds Gregory DePasquale, who lately introduced his intentions to retire as Chief Authorized Officer and Secretary following approximately 25 many years with the Enterprise.

Jeff Liaw, Copart Co-Main Executive Officer: “Greg has been an instrumental contributor to Copart’s expansion and prosperity for a sizeable part of our record – for the duration of his tenure, our market place capitalization has grown around 100-fold. From our transformation to a purely on the internet auction, to growing our auction and real estate footprint across the world, to our entry into new organization strains and marketplaces, Greg has been a reliable strategic counselor and a must have colleague. We want him all the finest in his nicely-gained retirement.”

The two new executives will start out their duties with Copart on Dec. 5.

About Copart
Copart, Inc., launched in 1982, is a worldwide leader in on line motor vehicle auctions. Copart’s modern technological innovation and on the internet auction system hyperlinks sellers to far more than 750,000 Users in in excess of 170 nations. Copart delivers providers to course of action and promote automobiles to sellers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters, and to the general community. Copart sells motor vehicles on behalf of insurance plan organizations, banks, finance businesses, charities, fleet operators, dealers, vehicle rental businesses, and people today. With operations at in excess of 200 areas in 11 international locations, Copart has additional than 250,000 autos readily available on line each individual day. Copart at the moment operates in the United States (, Canada (, the United Kingdom (, the Republic of Eire (, Brazil (, Germany (, Finland (, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Bahrain (, and Spain ( For extra info, or to develop into a Member, visit

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