The Director of Executive Development will enable AutoNation to deliver on itâ€™s vision â€œto be Americaâ€™s best place to buy and service cars and trucksâ€ by leading the design and implementation of high-impact people, programs, and processes that enable the organization to most effectively manage and leverage the talent of our 27,000+ associates. This individual will provide best practice research to identify, design, lead, and execute leadership development, performance management, and talent planning strategies to meet the leadership needs of the organization.
This role will reside in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area.Â The search is being led by Paula Christopher, TCG Vice President / Managing Partner and Jeff Wilbanks, TCG Recruiting Director.
AutoNation, Inc., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is America’s largest automotive retailer. AutoNation owns and operates over 340 new vehicle franchises in 16 states. AutoNation offers a diversified range of automotive products and services, including new and used vehicles, automotive repair services, and automotive finance and insurance products. AutoNation has sold over 11 million vehicles, the only auto retailer to achieve this milestone. AutoNation seeks to be the best-run, most profitable automotive retailer in the nation.
About The Christopher Group
Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. Our Mission simply put: â€œTo be the Best HR Search Firm in the World!â€Â Â To this end, we have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, which utilizes proprietary, scientific, and industry leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, we fill 92% of all searches in our first 2 Slates of candidates!
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