|R. Whitfield Ramonat|
Executive Vice President, Central Operations
Mr. Ramonat has served as Executive Vice President since May 2005. Upon joining PAG in October 1999, Mr. Ramonat served as Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Relations until November 2003. From December 2003 until December 2005 Mr. Ramonat managed the Brand Team with PAG's OEM partners as Senior Vice President, Manufacturer Relations. In May 2005, Mr. Ramonat was promoted to Executive Vice President, Penske Automotive Group, and in December of the same year, Mr. Ramonat assumed the responsibility for PAG's Central Region, in addition to his brand responsibilities. From 1986 to 1999, Mr. Ramonat was employed with Nissan North America, where he held various sales and marketing positions, including Director, Sales Operations for Nissan Division, and Director, Business Planning for Nissan North America.