New Chief Operating Officer for Barrett-Jackson
Friday, 4 November 2022 at 10:30:00 UTC
Joie Chitwood III joins Barrett-Jackson as COO
Barrett-Jackson has announced Joie Chitwood III as the auction firm’s new Chief Operating Officer. He will lead the company’s day-to-day operations alongside company chairman Craig Jackson.
Chitwood joins the company following a career in motorsports and live events, and he said: ‘Barrett-Jackson’s legacy as the world’s greatest collector car auctions is well-known within the live event community and I’ve long held a deep admiration for what Craig and his family have built over the last 50 years.
‘The opportunity to join a world-class organization, and to do so shortly after the partnership announcement with IMG, a global leader in events, is an exceptional one. I look forward to working alongside Craig and the entire Barrett-Jackson team as we accelerate into 2023 and beyond.’
Craig Jackson said: ‘Joie has had an incredibly accomplished career and I look forward to him bringing his well-respected enthusiasm, leadership and ingenuity to Barrett-Jackson. Joie’s experience coupled with the recently announced IMG partnership confirms the future is as bright as it’s ever been at Barrett-Jackson, and I look forward to what’s in store as we continue to grow and engage the collector car community.’