Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Leading automotive retailer AutoNation, Inc. has hired Thomas Szlosek as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective in early August 2023. Szlosek will report to CEO Mike Manley and serve as a member of the senior leadership team, overseeing accounting, treasury, tax, audit, business analysis and planning, investor relations, finance operations, risk management and real estate services.
“A proven CFO who has helped drive change and innovation, Tom has a great track record not only for being instrumental in helping to drive significant growth in the organizations he has been associated with but also for building and developing deep talent on his teams,” says Manley. “His efforts have helped generate significant shareholder returns through disciplined capital deployment to support growth and managing operating performance to strengthen financial returns.”
Szlosek has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Avantor Inc. since 2018. Avantor is involved in providing products and services to biopharma, healthcare, education and government, and advanced technologies and applied materials industries. Prior to Avantor, Szlosek was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Honeywell International.
Joe Lower will continue as executive vice president and CFO of the company until Szlosek joins the team. At that time, he will transition to a newly created role, reporting to Manley, overseeing all business transformation initiatives for the company.
AutoNation is a provider of personalized transportation services. For more information, visit www.autonation.com.
SOURCE: AutoNation, Inc.