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Holman Automotive acquires Audi Willow Grove

Tuesday, Jun 09, 2015
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Holman Automotive Group, Inc. is proud to announce that it has acquired Audi Willow Grove in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Since 2005, Audi Willow Grove has been owned and operated by Don Rosen, a name that has long-stood for quality and service in the luxury automotive market in the Philadelphia region. Under his leadership, Audi Willow Grove – formerly Audi Huntington Valley – became the fastest growing Audi dealership in the Delaware Valley. Mr. Rosen has been affiliated with the Audi brand for more than two and a half decades.

"We are extremely pleased to add Audi Willow Grove to our family of dealerships in the Northeast," said Melinda "Mindy" Holman, chairman of Holman Automotive. "This will be our second Audi dealership, having opened our first – Audi Pembroke Pines (Fla.) – in 2009, and we are very excited to be able to expand our offerings in the Northeast with such a recognized and admired luxury marquee."

Holman emphasized that the high level of customer service that Audi Willow Grove customers have come to expect will not change. "Don Rosen, who has led this dealership over the past six years and made it one of the most successful in the region, shares the spirit, drive and dedication that the Holman organization has with regard to customer service, and the Holman team is looking forward to taking the lead in providing the very best to all of our current and future Audi Willow Grove customers." Holman noted that the values that were established by her grandfather Steward Holman when he founded the company in 1924 – which include seeking to earn the loyalty and exceed the expectations of each and every customer; providing the industry's best automotive services by training, empowering and rewarding the best people; and giving back to the communities that support the business – will guide the leadership at Audi Willow Grove as well.

Don Rosen expressed his confidence in the Holman organization, noting "I have known the Holman family for many years and admire their business philosophy. I have always placed great value on ensuring my employees are happy and given what they need to be a success, because if your employees are happy, your customers will be happy too. The Holman family shares my focus and dedication to our people, their development and their well-being and I am confident that under their leadership Audi Willow Grove will continue to grow and be a tremendous success."

Michael Long will become the General Manager for Audi Willow Grove. Just prior to this appointment, he served as General Manager of Homan Infiniti in Maple Shade, New Jersey. Long began with Holman in 1985 as an auditor, and has held a series of management positions throughout the company since that time, including serving as Assistant General Manager of BMW and MINI of Mt. Laurel.

About Holman Automotive Group, Inc.

Founded in 1924 by Steward Holman, the Holman Automotive Group, Inc. comprises more than 25 different operating companies, including dealerships serving Southern New Jersey, the Philadelphia metro region, and Southern Florida; a retail finance company; a parts distributorship; truck up-fitting operations; and, the largest privately-owned fleet leasing and management business in North America. Now into the third generation of family leadership, Holman Automotive remains committed to providing the industry's best automotive related services and to the ideals upon which the company was founded: provide exceptional customer service to our customers, support and develop our employees, and give back to the communities that support our success.

 

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