Friday, 09 October 2020 17:07

OEC Appoints Patrick C. Brown President and CEO


OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading technology provider to automotive original equipment manufacturers, has announced the appointment of Patrick C. Brown as its new president and CEO.

Brown succeeds Chuck Rotuno, who was named executive chairman. These changes are effective immediately.


Brown brings extensive experience running high-growth companies in the FinTech, InsurTech and automotive industries. Most recently, Brown served as president and CEO at Innovative Aftermarket Systems (IAS), a leading provider of technology and finance & insurance (F&I) solutions to the automotive industry. IAS is one of the largest F&I providers in the U.S., serving more than 6,000 dealerships across the country.


Prior to IAS, Brown was general manager for commercial prepaid business for Netspend, a Global Payments company, and prior to Netspend, he co-founded Continental Transfer, which was acquired by Euronet Worldwide.


“Having spent a great deal of time with Patrick throughout the process, I am convinced he is the right person to lead the next chapter of growth for OEC. He is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of successfully managing high-growth companies,” said Rotuno. “I am incredibly proud of my tenure at OEC and all the team has accomplished, and this is the right time to pass the torch to Patrick.”

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