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.


Vance Johnston is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for IAA, Inc. He brings nearly 30 years of finance, accounting, corporate strategy and treasury experience, as well as a diverse combination of high-growth and public company knowledge. Vance joined IAA in early 2019 as Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to his arrival, Vance served as Chief Financial Officer for SP Plus Corporation, a provider of professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security, and event logistics services. At SP Plus, Vance was responsible for the finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations, strategy, corporate development, IT and procurement functions.

Prior to SP Plus, Vance with Chief Financial Officer for Furniture Brands International and held various finance, corporate strategy and operational positions at leading companies, such as Royal Caribbean International, Burger King and OfficeMax. He started his career at KPMG in their audit practice.

Vance earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management from The University of San Diego and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.


Sidney Peryar is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of IAA, Inc. He leads general legal affairs, including SEC compliance and filings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and litigation. Sidney joined IAA in 2001 as Corporate Counsel and Secretary and has played a significant role in the company’s growth including it recently becoming an independent public company.

Sidney and his team will work in concert with state and federal governments to facilitate legislation and regulation that ensures responsible business conduct and drives healthy expansion of the industry. Sidney will continue to play a significant role in all facets of the organization as IAA looks to transform the industry into a technology-driven marketplace.

Sidney received his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management, his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University.


Tim O’Day is President, U.S. Operations of IAA, Inc.  Tim joined IAA in August 2015 as Senior Vice President of Finance and became COO January 1, 2017.  He brings more than 30 years of finance, operations and general management expertise to the company.  Tim has played a pivotal role in IAA becoming an independent public company as well as the industry leader in operational execution and catastrophe management services.  Prior to IAA, he was Chief Operating Officer for nine years with MedSpeed, a national healthcare transportation and logistics provider.

Tim’s experience also includes starting and running a B2B internet technology company. Prior to that, Tim served as president of a regional special events company, as CFO of an equipment rental chain, and as director of finance for a national auto glass company. He began his career at Abbott Laboratories in their financial management training program. Tim earned his Bachelor of Science in business from Indiana University.


Maju Abraham is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for IAA, Inc. Maju joined IAA in 2005 as a developer, and since then has contributed in numerous Business Technology roles focused on transformation of the company’s Development Teams.

Maju manages product delivery across IAA including, Enterprise Applications, Mobile Products, and Enterprise Architecture. He also collaborates with a number of software partners and supports weekly vehicle auctions at more than 190 locations globally.

Prior to IAA, Maju worked for Accubyte Inc. and Diamond InfoTech. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Mahatma Gandhi University.