CDK Global Announces CEO Appointment

July 12, 2022

Brian MacDonaldHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – July 12, 2022 – CDK Global, Inc., a leading automotive retail software provider, today announced Brian P. MacDonald has been appointed acting President and Chief Executive Officer. MacDonald succeeds Brian Krzanich, who is stepping down.

“We are pleased to welcome Brian MacDonald, a respected executive with deep expertise in automotive retail, back to CDK," said Doug Bayerd, Director, CDK Global’s Board of Directors. “He joins an experienced team to help enhance CDK’s value proposition for its customers.”

MacDonald was CDK Global’s President and CEO between 2016 and late 2018, overseeing a transformation effort which created a solid foundation for future growth. Prior to CDK, he served as president and CEO for a diverse set of companies including Hertz and Sunoco.

“CDK is a mission-critical software platform for automotive commerce with a bright future, and I am excited about our path forward and accelerated growth,” said Brian MacDonald.

About CDK Global, Inc.
CDK Global is the preferred enabler of automotive commerce, delivering a comprehensive, modern dealer management software platform and suite of solutions designed to help automotive dealers and manufacturers run their businesses successfully and create great experiences for consumers. The company serves over 15,000 retail automotive locations in North America and is a Brookfield portfolio company.

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