Proxibid Adds Tom McSweeney as Senior Vice President of Sales

Omaha, NE – December 7, 2015 – Proxibid (, the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today appointed Tom McSweeney as Senior Vice President of Sales. Mr. McSweeney’s focus will be on growing Proxibid’s presence in the heavy equipment and industrial machinery markets.


Mr. McSweeney brings a wealth of experience in managing quantifiable results as a senior-level leader in sales and business development. This, coupled with his deep international and sales operations experience, makes him a valuable asset to the Proxibid team. Mr. McSweeney joins Proxibid from InfoGROUP Inc., formerly known as InfoUSA, where he served in several capacities, most recently as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Solutions. In that role, he was tasked with merging several sales teams into one, building a comprehensive go-to-market strategy built around a client-centric approach. Prior to joining InfoGROUP, Tom contributed more than 25 years at Automatic Data Processing (ADP), where he had ever increasing roles of leadership and responsibility for revenue, sales growth, and manpower.


“Tom is a proven sales leader who brings vast experience which will help propel our sales organization to the next level,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of Proxibid. “We are thrilled to be adding an individual with Tom’s deep level of experience to the team. His track record at InfoGROUP and his tenure at ADP demonstrates his ability to scale and lead top-notch sales organizations.”


Mr. McSweeney joins Proxibid during a period of rapid growth. The company, which works with more than 3,000 sellers, has added more than 579 customers in the last 18 months and is poised to significantly grow this roster as robust product offerings like Proxibid’s Buy Now and Make Offer tools continue to gain traction.


Proxibid provides auction companies and asset owners with strategic online selling solutions for maximum return on investment across all major asset categories. The company’s robust technology solution powers every sale, which is backed by Proxibid’s sophisticated risk management system designed to ensure buyers and sellers are safe when transacting online.


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About Proxibid

Proxibid provides auction companies and asset owners with access to the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items. More than $3 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually via live and timed auctions, as well as Buy Now and Make Offer capabilities, across 15 categories that include heavy equipment; industrial machinery; real estate; fine art, antiques and collectibles, and more.


Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE with offices in South Sioux City, NE and London.  For more information about Proxibid, please visit