Press Release

The Policaro Automotive Family Appoints New CEO

Press Release

OAKVILLE, ON, October 30, 2017 /CNW/ 

Francesco Policaro Appointed As New CEO.

The Policaro Automotive Family is thrilled to announce the appointment of Francesco Policaro as the companies new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Francesco is a proven leader with over 20 years of experience with the company. He has great business insight and is well respected amongst his peers and colleagues. The group is looking forward to continued success with Francesco leading the organization.

"It is truly an honour for me to be entrusted with our family business. Our new structure will allow for our organization to move forward with renewed purpose. It is an exciting time for our company with new dealership openings, construction projects and imminent launches of new and diversified businesses. I look forward to the challenge ahead." said Francesco.

Francesco started his automotive career as a part time vehicle detailer at the age of 11 and has since held almost every position at the dealership, including parts advisor, service advisor, parts delivery driver, pre-owned sales consultant and new vehicle sales consultant. To say he’s put in the ground work would be an understatement.
In 2002 Francesco moved to Northwest Lexus serving as General Sales Manager and successfully guiding the design and construction of the new retail operation and its launch. In 2005, He completed the NADA Dealer Succession Program and was named General Manager at Northwest Lexus. Ultimately, Francesco’s steady leadership guided Northwest Lexus to its First of 3 consecutive Award of Excellence designations. In 2011 he left to open yet another new Policaro Automotive Family facility, Porsche Centre Oakville. Once more responsible for the construction and organization of an entirely new dealership, this time in a new market for the Policaro Automotive Family. Under Francesco’s stewardship, Porsche Centre Oakville was conceptualized and built, eventually becoming known globally as a benchmark facility for Porsche AG. The Centre has won acclaim in global marketing competitions and achieved outstanding results in both Sales and Customer Satisfaction.

About the Policaro Automotive Family
The Policaro Automotive Family is a world-class automotive retail group, operating 7 franchises encompassing 7 brands including Acura, BMW, Harley-Davidson*, Honda, Lexus, Porsche and Toyota and employing over 550 individuals. —the group has been building and operating successful dealerships around a single-minded dedication to customer service and the enduring belief in the value of strong relationships with customers, community and manufacturing partners.

Image with caption: “Francesco Policaro.”

SOURCE: Policaro Automotive Family

For more information, contact:
Nicole Trivieri, Marketing Co-ordinator ntrivieri@policaro.ca

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