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Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH)

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Sonic Automotive, Inc.

4401 Colwick Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
United States
704 566 2400

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryAuto & Truck Dealerships
Full Time Employees10,200

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. O. Bruton SmithCo-Founder & Exec. Chairman816.75kN/A1927
Mr. David Bruton SmithCEO & Director3.45M5.02M1975
Mr. Frank Jeff DykePres & Director3.04M2.88M1967
Mr. Heath R. ByrdExec. VP & CFO2.39M1.86M1966
Mr. Thomas KeenChief Operating OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stephen CarvelliChief Technology OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Danny WielandVP of Investor Relations & Financial ReportingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stephen K. CossSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Rachel M. RichardsChief Marketing Officer & VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Steve WittmanChief Digital Retail OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2021 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 EchoPark. 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 for its guests. The EchoPark segment sells used cars and light trucks; and arranges finance and insurance product sales for its guests in pre-owned vehicle specialty retail locations. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 140 new vehicle franchises representing 28 brands of cars and light trucks; 17 collision repair centers in 17 states; and 46 EchoPark stores in 16 states, including 11 Northwest Motorsport pre-owned vehicle stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Corporate Governance

Sonic Automotive, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2022 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

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.