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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Jackson

70 2019 Executive Chairman of the Board

Cheryl Miller

46 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer

Christopher Code

2019 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Jim Bender

63 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Sales

Marc Cannon

57 2017 Executive Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer, Communications and Public Policy

C. Coleman Edmunds

54 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

H. Scott Arnold

60 2017 Executive Vice President - Customer Care and Brand Extensions

Thomas Baltimore

55 2018 Independent Director

Rick Burdick

67 1991 Independent Director

David Edelson

59 2008 Independent Director

Steven Gerard

73 2018 Independent Director

Robert Grusky

61 2006 Independent Director

G. Mike Mikan

47 2013 Independent Director

Jacqueline Travisano

49 2018 Independent Director

Robert Quartaro

2018 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Jackson

Mr. Michael J. (Mike) Jackson is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Director since September 1999, as our Chairman of the Board since January 2003, and as our President since June 2017. He also served as our President from February 2015 until January 2017. 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 11 automotive dealership franchises, including Mercedes-Benz and other brands of automobiles. From January 2018 until December 2018, Mr. Jackson served as Chair, and from January 2015 until December 2017 as Deputy Chair, of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in January 2014, after having previously served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Miami Branch. Mr. Jackson’s automotive experience 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.

Cheryl Miller

Ms. Cheryl S. Miller is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior thereto, Ms. Miller has responsibility for all financial functions and corporate strategy, as well as corporate real estate services and benefits. She was appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer in January 2014, and she served as Treasurer, Vice President Investor Relations from April 2010 until March 2014. Ms. Miller serves as a director, and as Chair of the Audit Committee, of Tyson Foods, Inc.

Christopher Code

Jim Bender

Mr. Jim R. Bender is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Sales of the Company. Mr. Bender is responsible for new and used vehicle sales, as well as Customer Financial Services and manufacturer relations. Prior to becoming an Executive Vice President, Mr. Bender served as Region President of our Eastern Region, with responsibility for the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, and Maryland from February 2015 until December 2018, and as President of our former Florida Region from April 2004 until January 2015. Mr. Bender joined AutoNation in April 2000.

Marc Cannon

Mr. Marc G. Cannon is Executive Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer, Communications and Public Policy of the Company. Mr. Cannon is responsible for marketing, communications, customer service, AutoNation.com, and public policy. From February 2016 until January 2017, he served as our Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Policy, and from February 2007 until February 2016, he served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications.

C. Coleman Edmunds

Mr. C. Coleman Edmunds is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Edmunds assumed responsibility for Human Resources and Corporate Development in January 2019. From October 2007 through March 2017, Mr. Edmunds served as our Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. He joined AutoNation in November 1996. Prior to joining AutoNation, Mr. Edmunds was in private practice with the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie.

H. Scott Arnold

Mr. H. Scott Arnold is Executive Vice President - Customer Care and Brand Extensions of the Company. From January 2017 through April 2017, Mr. Arnold served as Senior Vice President, Customer Care. Prior to becoming a Senior Vice President, Mr. Arnold held various leadership roles within the Company, including as a Market President in the Company’s Western Region from February 2011 until September 2012, as Region Vice President, Customer Care in the Company’s Western Region from October 2012 through July 2015, and as Vice President, Customer Care from August 2015 through December 2016.

Thomas Baltimore

Mr. Thomas J. Baltimore is Independent Director of the Company. He has been the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Park Hotels & Resorts, Inc., an NYSE-listed lodging real estate investment trust, since January 2017. Between May 2016 and January 2017, Mr. Baltimore was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the planned Hilton Real Estate Investment Trust. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of RLJ Lodging Trust, an NYSE-listed real estate investment company, from May 2011 to May 2016. He served as Co-Founder and President of RLJ Development, LLC, RLJ Lodging’s predecessor company, from 2000 to May 2011. He served in various management positions with Hilton Hotels Corporation and Host Marriott Services between 1994 and 2000. Mr. Baltimore also serves as lead independent director of Prudential Financial, Inc. He previously served as a director of Duke Realty Corporation, RLJ Lodging Trust, and Integra Life Sciences. Mr. Baltimore’s business operations, corporate governance, and real estate 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, r. 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.

David Edelson

Mr. David B. Edelson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Edelson is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Loews Corporation, a diversified holding company with subsidiaries in the property-casualty insurance, offshore drilling, natural gas transmission and storage, packaging, and lodging industries. He joined Loews as a Senior Vice President in May 2005 and became its Chief Financial Officer in May 2014. 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. 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.

Steven Gerard

Mr. Steven L. Gerard is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Steven served as the Chief Executive Officer of CBIZ, Inc., a provider of integrated business services and products, from October 2000 until his retirement in March 2016, and he continues to serve as the Chairman of its Board of Directors, a position he has held since October 2002. Mr. Gerard was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Great Point Capital, Inc., a provider of operational and advisory services, from 1997 to October 2000. From 1991 to 1997, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triangle Wire & Cable, Inc. and its successor Ocean View Capital, Inc. Mr. Gerard’s prior experience includes 16 years with Citibank, N.A. in various senior corporate finance and banking positions. Further, Mr. Gerard served 7 years with the American Stock Exchange, where he last served as Vice President of the Securities Division. Mr. Gerard also serves on the Board of Directors of Lennar Corporation and Las Vegas Sands Corp. He served as a director of Joy Global, Inc. from 2001 until 2017, when it was acquired by Komatsu Mining Corp. Mr. Gerard has been recognized as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Mr. Gerard’s extensive executive experience and service as a director of other public companies led the Board to conclude that he should serve as one of our directors.

Robert Grusky

Mr. Robert R. (Bob) 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 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 Strategic Education, Inc., an education services company. 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.

G. Mike Mikan

Mr. G. Mike Mikan is Independent Director of AutoNation, Inc. Mr. Mikan has served as Vice Chairman and President of Bright Health, Inc., a consumer-focused health insurance and services business. Mr. Mikan served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shot-Rock Capital, LLC, a private investment capital group, from January 2015 until December 2018. From January 2013 until December 2014, he served as President of ESL Investments, Inc. 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, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealth’s Optum subsidiary. Mr. Mikan serves as a director of Princeton Private Investments Access Fund and as a Trustee of Ellington Income Opportunities Fund. 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.

Jacqueline Travisano

Dr. Jacqueline A. Travisano is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Travisano is the Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Miami, a private research university. From 2011 to 2017, Dr. Travisano served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Travisano’s senior executive and financial, accounting, and operational experience led the Board to conclude that she should serve as one of our directors.

Robert Quartaro