People: AutoNation Inc (AN)

AN on New York Consolidated

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30 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Jackson

65 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Maroone

60 2005 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Cheryl Scully

41 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jonathan Ferrando

48 2011 Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources

Alan McLaren

47 2012 Senior Vice President - Customer Care

Robert Brown

79 2010 Independent Director

Rick Burdick

62 1991 Independent Director

Tomago Collins

42 2014 Independent Director

David Edelson

54 2008 Independent Director

Robert Grusky

56 2006 Independent Director

Michael Larson

55 2010 Independent Director

Carlos Migoya

63 2006 Independent Director

G. Mike Mikan

42 2013 Independent Director

Alison Rosenthal

37 2011 Independent Director

Robert Quartaro

Senior Manager - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Jackson

Mr. Michael J. Jackson is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Autonation Inc. He has served as our Chairman of the Board since January 2003 and as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since September 1999. From October 1998 until September 1999, Mr. Jackson served as Chief Executive Officer of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, a North American operating unit of DaimlerChrysler AG, a multinational automotive manufacturing company. From April 1997 until September 1999, Mr. Jackson also served as President of Mercedes-Benz USA. From July 1990 until March 1997, Mr. Jackson served in various capacities at Mercedes-Benz USA, including as Executive Vice President immediately prior to his appointment as President of Mercedes-Benz USA. Mr. Jackson was also the managing partner from March 1979 to July 1990 of Euro Motorcars of Bethesda, Maryland, a regional group that owned and operated eleven automotive dealership franchises, including Mercedes-Benz and other brands of automobiles. In January 2014, Mr. Jackson was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, after previously serving on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch. Mr. Jackson’s automotive experience, his position as our Chief Executive Officer, and his broad knowledge of our Company and the automotive industry led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Michael Maroone

Mr. Michael E. Maroone is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Autonation Inc. Following our acquisition of the Maroone Automotive Group in January 1997, Mr. Maroone served as President of our New Vehicle Dealer Division. In January 1998, Mr. Maroone was named President of our Automotive Retail Group with responsibility for our new and used vehicle operations. Prior to joining AutoNation, Mr. Maroone was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Maroone Automotive Group, one of the country’s largest privately-held automotive retail groups prior to its acquisition by us. Mr. Maroone’s position as our President and his broad knowledge of our Company and the automotive retail industry led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Cheryl Scully

Ms. Cheryl Scully is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of AutoNation Inc. Ms. Scully has almost 20 years of finance experience at large companies. Prior to joining AutoNation, Ms. Scully served as Vice President, Treasurer of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive company. She joined AutoNation in 2009 as Vice President and Treasurer responsible for overseeing the company's capital markets, risk management and cash management functions, and in 2010 also assumed responsibility for the Company's investor relations function.

Jonathan Ferrando

Mr. Jonathan P. Ferrando is Executive Vice President - General Counsel, Corporate Development and Human Resources of Autonation Inc. Prior thereto, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from March 2005 until March 2011, and as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from January 2000 until March 2005. In addition to his role as General Counsel, Mr. Ferrando assumed responsibility for our human resources and labor relations functions in September 2004, and he assumed responsibility for our corporate development function in March 2011. Mr. Ferrando joined our Company in July 1996 and served in various capacities within our Company, including as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of our Automotive Retail Group from March 1998 until January 2000. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Ferrando was a corporate attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom from 1991 until 1996.

Alan McLaren

Mr. Alan J. McLaren is Senior Vice President - Customer Care of AutoNation Inc. From February 2007 until December 2011, he was a senior executive with Mercedes-Benz USA, where he served as Vice President, Customer Services and President of Mercedes-Benz Manhattan. From June 2001 until February 2007, he was a senior executive with DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific.

Robert Brown

Mr. Robert J. Brown is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. Previously he served as one of the Company's Directors from May 1997 until May 2008. Mr. Brown has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of B&C Associates, Inc., a management consulting, marketing research, and public relations firm, since 1973. Mr. Brown served as a director of Wachovia Corporation, a commercial and retail bank from April 1993 until April 2007, Sonoco Products Company, a manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products, from April 1993 until February 2007, and Duke Energy Corporation, an electric power company, from April 1994 until May 2005. Mr. Brown’s experience operating B&C Associates, Inc. and his prior public company board experience led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Rick Burdick

Mr. Rick L. Burdick is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc.Since 1988, Mr. Burdick has been a partner in Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., a global full service law firm. Mr. Burdick is managing partner (international) and chair of the global energy practice of the firm. He also serves as Lead Director of CBIZ, Inc. (formerly, Century Business Services, Inc.), a provider of outsourced business services to small and medium-sized companies in the United States. Mr. Burdick’s experience as a senior partner at a large law firm advising large companies on a broad range of corporate transactions and on securities law and corporate governance matters led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Tomago Collins

Mr. Tomago Collins has been appointed as Independent Director of AutoNation, Inc., effective October 20, 2014. Since July 2012, Mr. Collins has served as Vice President, Communications of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates a multi-billion dollar portfolio of real estate, sports franchises and cable networks. Mr. Collins has served in various positions at Kroenke since August 2003, including as Vice President, Media from November 2010 until July 2012 and as Vice President, Media & Player Development from October 2008 until November 2010. Mr. Collins has served as a director of Republic Services, Inc. since August 2013.

David Edelson

Mr. David B. Edelson is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. Mr. Edelson is Senior Vice President of Loews Corporation, a diversified holding company with subsidiaries in the property-casualty insurance, offshore drilling, natural gas transmission and storage, natural gas exploration and production, and lodging industries. He joined Loews in May 2005. Prior to joining Loews, Mr. Edelson was Executive Vice President & Corporate Treasurer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He was named Corporate Treasurer in April 2001 and promoted to Executive Vice President in February 2003. Mr. Edelson spent the first 15 years of his career as an investment banker, first with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and subsequently with JPMorgan Chase & Co. From February 2007 until June 2011, he served as a director of CNA Surety Corporation, and from January 2009 until June 2011, as Chairman of the Board of CNA Surety Corporation. Mr. Edelson’s experience as a senior executive officer of a large holding company owning a wide range of businesses, as well as his prior experience as an investment banker and corporate treasurer, led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Robert Grusky

Mr. Robert R. Grusky is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. In 2000, Mr. Grusky founded Hope Capital Management, LLC, an investment management firm for which he serves as Managing Member. He co-founded New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity and public equity investment management firm, in 2000 and was a Principal, Managing Director and Member of New Mountain Capital from 2000 to 2005 and has been a Senior Advisor since then. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Grusky served as President of RSL Investments Corporation, the primary investment vehicle for the Hon. Ronald S. Lauder. Prior thereto, Mr. Grusky served in a variety of capacities at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in its Mergers & Acquisitions Department and Principal Investment Area. Mr. Grusky is a director of Strayer Education, Inc., an education services company. From August 2008 until December 2012, he served as a director of AutoZone, Inc. Mr. Grusky’s board experience and experience in investment management, private equity, and investment banking led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Michael Larson

Mr. Michael Larson is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. Mr. Larson serves as chief investment officer for William H. Gates III, a position he has held since 1994. He is responsible for Mr. Gates’ non-Microsoft investments as well as the investments of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. He serves as a director of Republic Services, Inc., Ecolab Inc., Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V., and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities & Income Fund and Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Opportunities & Income Fund. From November 1999 until December 2010, Mr. Larson served as a director of Pan American Silver Corp. Mr. Larson’s investment and business experience and broad understanding of the capital markets, business cycles, and capital investment and allocation led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Carlos Migoya

Mr. Carlos A. Migoya is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. In May 2011, Mr. Migoya was named Chief Executive Officer of Jackson Health System in Miami, Florida. From February 2010 until December 2010, Mr. Migoya served as City Manager for the City of Miami. He previously served as Regional President - North Carolina of Wachovia Corporation, a Wells Fargo Company, from December 2007 until May 2009. From June 2006 until December 2007, Mr. Migoya served as State CEO for the Atlantic Region of Wachovia Corporation. In this position, Mr. Migoya was responsible for Wachovia’s general banking businesses in New Jersey, Connecticut, and New York. From 1987 until 2006, Mr. Migoya served as Regional President - Dade and Monroe Counties of Wachovia Corporation, with responsibility for Wachovia’s general banking businesses in the region. Mr. Migoya has more than 35 years of experience in banking. Mr. Migoya’s management and banking experience led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

G. Mike Mikan

Mr. G. Mike Mikan is Independent Director of AutoNation, Inc. He has served as President of ESL Investments, Inc. since January 2013. Mr. Mikan served as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. from April 2012 until September 2012. From November 1998 through February 2012, he served in various executive positions at UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (“UnitedHealth”), including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of UnitedHealth from November 2006 until January 2011. From June 2011 until February 2012, he served as Executive Vice President of UnitedHealth and provided transitional duties for his role as Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth’s Optum subsidiary, a diversified health services business, which he was appointed to in January 2011. He served as a director of Best Buy from April 2008 until December 2012. Mr. Mikan’s operational and public company leadership experience and his broad understanding of capital investment and allocation led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Alison Rosenthal

Ms. Alison H. Rosenthal is Independent Director of AutoNation Inc. In July 2013, Ms. Rosenthal became Chief Operating Officer of MessageMe, a company that develops and offers a multimedia messaging application for mobile devices. From December 2011 until July 2013, she served as an Executive-in-Residence at Greylock Partners, a leading venture capital firm. From February 2006 until January 2011, Ms. Rosenthal led various initiatives in the Business Development Department at Facebook, Inc., where she served as Senior Manager from February 2006 until July 2008 and as Head of the Global Operator Program, Mobile from July 2008 until January 2011. Ms. Rosenthal served as an associate at General Atlantic Partners, LLC, a global private equity fund focused on IT, from February 2001 until June 2003 and as an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co., a leading global investment banking and securities firm, from July 1998 until July 2000. Ms. Rosenthal’s technology experience, including in the areas of mobile applications and social media, and investment and finance experience led the Board to conclude that she should serve as one of our directors.

Robert Quartaro

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