John W. Kett

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John W. Kett

John W. Kett is CEO and President of IAA, Inc. In his 14 years with IAA, John has played a variety of executive roles, helping IAA become an independent public company reaching over $1.3 billion in annual revenue and selling more than 2.5 million vehicles. During his tenure, IAA has become a global frontrunner in technology innovation, customer-centric analytics and operational execution.

John became CEO on May 1, 2014. Prior to his appointment as CEO, John served as senior vice president of planning and business development, CFO and president. He sits on the national board of directors for SkillsUSA and was awarded the prestigious Pat Dalton Outstanding Achievement Award at the 52nd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. John is also an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago.

Prior to IAA, John held senior financial roles at Central Steel and Wire Co., Safelite Glass Corporation, Newark Electronics and Deloitte LLP. He received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University.