Mike Maroone

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Maroone's guiding rule: Set yourself apart

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6, 2015

Mike Maroone -- retailer, visionary and, as of last Wednesday, retired AutoNation Inc. president and COO -- once had a dream to be a college quarterback. Instead, he became one of the greatest field leaders the dealer franchise system has known....
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AutoNation loses a key architect

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

With COO Mike Maroone's pending departure, AutoNation Inc. must complete its digital transformation without one of the plan's key architects. Maroone, 61, will step down as COO in February and retire April 1, the nation's largest dealership group said....
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Industry fishbowl: Everybody's watching Sonic

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

The industry is closely watching Sonic Automotive Inc. as it seeks to reinvent auto retailing....
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AutoNation won't up and quit 3rd parties

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Mike Maroone, COO of AutoNation Inc., said the dealership group intends to proceed cautiously in reducing its reliance on third-party online shopping sites....
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AutoNation's brand building sets up more growth

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22, 2014

Mike Maroone, COO of AutoNation Inc., says the nation's largest dealership group is meeting the goals of a multiyear $100 million branding campaign....
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