Asbury Automotive Group Inc. has elected Maureen Morrison to its board of directors.
Morrison will join the Ashbury Board on Jan. 1. Her addition grows the number of directors to 10, nine of whom are independent. Additionally, she has been appointed to the Audit Committee and the Capital Allocation & Risk Management Committee, also effective Jan. 1.
Morrison’s career includes a 28-year tenure with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where she was an audit partner and chief auditor.
"Ms. Morrison brings diverse experience and a unique perspective to the Asbury Board," Board Chairman Tom DeLoach said. "Her proven record of leadership and financial expertise makes her a valuable new addition to the board, and Asbury Automotive Group will benefit from her counsel."
Asbury Automotive Group CEO David Hult said Morrison's appointment will position the company for transformational growth and success.
"Ms. Morrison brings to the board the financial and audit knowledge and expertise to execute on our strategic initiatives," Hult said. "Her added experience in technology will be an asset to us as we continue to apply technology in providing best-in-class guest experiences and work to bring innovations to the automotive retail industry."
Asbury Automotive Group operates 83 dealerships, consisting of 97 franchises, representing 29 domestic and foreign brands of vehicles. It also operates 25 collision repair centers.