Auto Group Appoints CEO Featured

By Staff Writer January 08, 2020

Prime Automotive Group appointed veteran auto industry executive Todd Skelton to CEO.  Skelton brings a wealth of industry experience to his role, most recently as president-Northeast market for AutoNation, Inc. He spent the bulk of his career at the company which has 360 franchises across 16 states. 

“We are extremely fortunate to have found a CEO with such extensive automotive experience,” said Kevin Westfall, chairman of Prime Automotive Group.  “I am very happy to return to my chairman’s role knowing that our day-to-day operations at Prime will be in excellent hands under Todd’s leadership.” 

Skelton held several previous roles with AutoNation beginning as general sales manager for a Chevrolet dealership in 1996.  He started his automotive career as a sales associate at Steve Moore Chevrolet in Florida which was later acquired by AutoNation.  Within six months, he was promoted to various management positions and later became president-south Florida where he oversaw multiple automotive dealerships generating over $2.5 billion in revenue.

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