Associate Sponsor – AutoNation
Mr. Mike Jackson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
AutoNation Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, is America’s largest automotive retailer.
AutoNation employs approximately 17,000 people at 204 dealership locations representing 249 franchises today and was named 2007 America’s Most Admired Automotive Retailer by FORTUNE MAGAZINE for the fifth time in the last seven years. AutoNation is a member of the S&P 500. AutoNation has sold over 7million vehicles, the only auto retailer to achieve this milestone.
Each AutoNation-owned dealership is a specialty retail business that draws its sales and profits from a diverse mix of retail-related activities. They include:
About 55% of AutoNation’s dealership revenue comes from its sales of new vehicles. AutoNation retailed $5.7 billion of new vehicles in 2009– more than any other single retailer. In all, AutoNation sells vehicles from 33 different manufacturer brands.
About 27% of AutoNation’s dealership revenue comes from its sales of used vehicles. AutoNation sold $2.5 billion worth of used vehicles in 2009 — more than any other single retailer.
Parts and Service
About 18% of AutoNation’s dealership revenue comes from servicing vehicles, selling vehicle parts and performing collision repairs and other body work. AutoNation is America’s largest provider of factory-authorized vehicle parts and services, generating $2.1 billion of parts and service revenue in 2009 – more than any other single retailer.
AutoNation is America’s largest automotive retailer and we believe in giving back to the markets we serve through community outreach efforts geared at making us good neighbors. We are committed to helping communities become better places to live. We support local community efforts that focus on the health and welfare of the family with special emphasis on the education and safety of children.
For more information please contact
Vice President Corporate Affairs
200 S.W. 1st Avenue, 16th Floor
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301