SAH - Sonic Automotive, Inc.

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Sonic Automotive, Inc.

4401 Colwick Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
United States

IndustryAuto Dealerships
Full Time Employees9,750

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. O. Bruton SmithCo-Founder & Exec. Chairman3.31MN/A1927
Mr. B. Scott SmithCo-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director2.89MN/A1968
Mr. David Bruton SmithExec. Vice Chairman & Chief Strategic Officer1.93MN/A1975
Mr. Heath R. ByrdEVP, Chief Accounting Officer & CFO1.8MN/A1966
Mr. Frank J. DykeExec. VP of Operations2.52MN/A1967
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Franchised Dealerships and Pre-Owned Stores. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repair, and paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products. The Pre-Owned Stores segment operates stand-alone pre-owned specialty retail locations, which enable customers to search, buy, service, finance, and sell pre-owned vehicles. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 114 new vehicle franchises in 13 states representing 25 brands of cars and light trucks; 18 collision repair centers; and 9 pre-owned vehicle stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Corporate Governance

Sonic Automotive, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.