Pendragon appoints Bill Berman to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Annesley –  Pendragon PLC (LON:PDG) today announced that William Berman has been appointed as an independent non-executive director, to take office on 18 April 2019. Mr Berman will serve on the Company’s Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee and Audit Committee.

The Company also announced that Ms Gillian Kent will be standing down as a non-executive director on 18 April 2019, in order to pursue other interests.

Pendragon’s Chairman, Chris Chambers commented, “I would like to thank Gillian for her significant contribution since joining the Board. The Board wish her well in her chosen future activities”.

About Bill Berman

Mr Berman joins following an extensive executive career with AutoNation, the largest automotive retailer in America, where most recently he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr Berman was responsible for AutoNation’s 26,000 associates and the operational performance of the company’s 300+ new vehicle franchises, including new and used vehicle sales. Mr Berman’s previous roles at AutoNation included Executive Vice President, Regional President Western Region and Market President Northern California.

Welcoming Bill Berman to the Board, Pendragon’s Chairman, Chris Chambers said: “I am really pleased that Bill has agreed to join our Board. His significant and extensive experience in automotive retail makes him an ideal addition to our board as we continue our own transformation and progress towards achieving our strategic objectives”.

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