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Cox CEO Steps Down, Exclusive interview

July 31, 2020 Dealer News Today Season 1 Episode 66
Dealer News Today Podcasts
Cox CEO Steps Down, Exclusive interview
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Dealer News Today Podcasts
Cox CEO Steps Down, Exclusive interview
Jul 31, 2020 Season 1 Episode 66
Dealer News Today

Sandy Schwartz Discusses Moving On After 35 Years Leading Cox Automotive

For the automotive industry, this feels like a sports legend leaving the game.  

Sandy Schwartz has led Cox Automotive through a myriad of victories with grace and style. Acquisitions during his tenure – Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and many more – grew the company to 35,000 employees and continue to lead the industry’s digital transformation.   

Now Sandy takes a bow. DNT is honored to present his first interview as he ends a historic run as Cox Automotive CEO.   

Highlights – Sandy Schwartz Talks About:

  • Over three decades at the helm of Cox Automotive, and the company’s monumental success during his time as CEO.  
  • Wisdom on leadership – with priceless perspective for anyone looking to advance their career.  
  • Looking ahead to his next role at Cox Enterprises, as CEO of Cox Family Office. 

Episode Quote:  

“You better be a progressive leader, you better be willing to take chances, you better embrace technology, and you better understand your customer.”   

— Sandy Schwartz   

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Episode Sponsor:

DCGWe’re more than just dealership brokers. DCG Acquisitions is the automotive industry’s most successful dual agent acquisition specialist. DCG Capital takes you beyond the acquisition, with lender relationships that provide floor plan financing, reduced interest rate loans, and other powerful tools to sustain and grow your dealership business.

Show Notes

Sandy Schwartz Discusses Moving On After 35 Years Leading Cox Automotive

For the automotive industry, this feels like a sports legend leaving the game.  

Sandy Schwartz has led Cox Automotive through a myriad of victories with grace and style. Acquisitions during his tenure – Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, and many more – grew the company to 35,000 employees and continue to lead the industry’s digital transformation.   

Now Sandy takes a bow. DNT is honored to present his first interview as he ends a historic run as Cox Automotive CEO.   

Highlights – Sandy Schwartz Talks About:

  • Over three decades at the helm of Cox Automotive, and the company’s monumental success during his time as CEO.  
  • Wisdom on leadership – with priceless perspective for anyone looking to advance their career.  
  • Looking ahead to his next role at Cox Enterprises, as CEO of Cox Family Office. 

Episode Quote:  

“You better be a progressive leader, you better be willing to take chances, you better embrace technology, and you better understand your customer.”   

— Sandy Schwartz   

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Episode Sponsor:

DCGWe’re more than just dealership brokers. DCG Acquisitions is the automotive industry’s most successful dual agent acquisition specialist. DCG Capital takes you beyond the acquisition, with lender relationships that provide floor plan financing, reduced interest rate loans, and other powerful tools to sustain and grow your dealership business.