July 18, 2022 CDK added Ron Frey, an auto retail consultant who was the company’s chief strategy officer from 2017 until 2019, to its board upon the Brookfield deal’s closing. READ FULL ARTICLE *Subscription required.
July 12, 2022 Ron Frey, who was CDK’s executive vice president and chief global strategy officer from 2017 to 2019, has returned to the company as a member of the board of directors. READ FULL ARTICLE
June 6, 2022 Ron Frey served as advisor to We Predict in the transaction. READ FULL ARTICLE
April 7, 2022 Ron Frey dicusses what he refers to as the decoupling of the trade from to the new car transaction with host Bart Wilson of Driving Sales and Brice Englert, CEO of TradePending.
March 29, 2022 Complementing Bob Karp on the Dealer Services Network Board of Directors is Ron Frey, who has deep automotive strategic expertise and specializes in automotive innovation and technology. Ron formerly served as the Chief Strategy Officer at AutoNation and the Global Strategy Officer at CDK Global. READ FULL ARTICLE
March 25, 2022 Cowen | Portico served as the exclusive financial advisor to Kaarya, LLC (“myKaarma”) a rapidly growing provider of innovative, end-to-end software and payments solutions for the service lane and fixed operations departments at 1,500+ franchise automotive dealerships in North America, on its strategic growth investment from H.I.G. Growth Partners, LLC (“H.I.G.”). H.I.G.‘s investment and partnership provides the necessary resources to…
February 15, 2022 Ron’s ability to develop, operationalize, and drive key strategic priorities will be vital as we continue to navigate rapid growth on a global scale,” said Jason Stein, President of motormindz. READ FULL ARTICLE
February 14, 2022 Longtime retail technology adviser Ron Frey, a former top executive with AutoNation Inc. and CDK Global Inc., predicts that these platforms are here to stay, and the industry will see more of them, even when new-car stocks normalize. READ FULL ARTICLE *Subscription required
September 23, 2021 Integration Helps Car Buyers Secure Insurance; Brings New Revenue Stream to Dealers READ FULL ARTICLE
August 18, 2021 TradePending, a leading provider of vehicle valuation and merchandising software to car dealerships, announces the appointment of Ron Frey and David Metter to their board. The new directors bring extensive automotive experience across multiple disciplines, both from the retail and vendor sides of the business. READ FULL ARTICLE