Sonic Automotive Promotes Angela Broadway to Chief Human Resources Officer

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Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic’’ or the “Company”) (NYSE:SAH), a Fortune 500 Company and one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, announced the promotion of Angela Broadway to Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Angela Broadway joined Sonic Automotive in April 2006 and served in several human resources roles at the regional and corporate levels within the company, including the Director of Human Resources for EchoPark Automotive from 2015 to 2018 during the Company’s launch of the used vehicle subsidiary. In 2018, Angela was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources and was named the company’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources in February 2022 with responsibility for all human resources operations within Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive. She becomes the Company’s first CHRO.

“Angela has made an amazing impact on our company with her commitment to and passion for creating an exceptional teammate experience,” said David B. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sonic Automotive. “Since becoming the leader of our human resources department in 2018, she’s led our team to implement new and improved programs to support the careers and families of over 10,000 teammates who make our company successful. We are thrilled to have Angela as our CHRO.”

“I couldn’t be prouder of the work Angela has accomplished since taking the lead of our human resources team, taking our benefits, training, and talent management programs to new heights,” said Jeff Dyke, President of Sonic Automotive. “She’s also launched some fantastic programs for our teammates, such as our Women’s Leadership Program and our Diversity and Inclusion Council. Her knowledge of our operations, deep experience in the human resources field, and commitment to creating an environment where our teammates thrive makes her a perfect fit for our Company’s first CHRO.”

“We’re grateful to have Angela Broadway’s leadership and expertise on our team,” said Heath Byrd, Chief Financial Officer of Sonic Automotive, Inc. “She’s a change agent who has made an impact on our company over the past 17 years and I look forward to seeing us continue creating an exceptional teammate experience under her leadership as CHRO.”

Angela’s depth of experience in the areas of HR operations, benefits, compliance, recruiting, and performance management, coupled with her knowledge of our people and systems, has enabled her to lead the Company’s focus on creating an environment focused on providing an exceptional teammate experience. Prior to joining Sonic Automotive, Angela worked for ADP from 1994 to 2004 and Compass Group from 2004 to 2006. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from UNC-Charlotte and an MBA from Strayer University with a concentration in Human Resources.

“Sonic Automotive has been a wonderful place to work and fulfilled my passion for people over the past 17 years,” said Angela Broadway, Chief Human Resources Officer of Sonic Automotive, Inc. “It’s an honor to serve the over 10,000 teammates at Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive as our Company’s CHRO and work with our leadership team to continue creating an exceptional teammate experience for our teammates and their families.”

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