Shirey Cadillac Chairman and CEO Thomas F. Shirey Elected to CATA Board of Directors

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SHIREY CADILLAC CHAIRMAN AND CEO THOMAS F. SHIREY ELECTED TO CHICAGO AUTOMOBILE TRADE ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Shirey Joins Incumbents Monty Scher, Kurt Schiele, John Webb and John Alfirevich

CHICAGO (July 11, 2012) - Thomas F. Shirey, chairman and CEO of Shirey Cadillac in Oak Lawn, was elected to join the Chicago Automobile Trade Association board of directors.

Elected to serve a three-year term, Shirey joins four incumbents who won election to their third and final terms on the board, including:

  • Monty Scher, Rogers Buick-Chevrolet-GMC-Hyundai, Chicago;
  • Kurt Schiele, president of the Elmhurst Auto Group for BMW, Jaguar, Scion and Toyota; and
  • John Webb, Packey Webb Ford, Downers Grove.

The final incumbent, John Alfirevich of Apple Chevrolet, Tinley Park, won a second term on the board.

Shirey brings nearly 40 years of professional experience to the CATA board of directors and has led the role of chairman and CEO of Shirey Cadillac since 1987. Additionally, Shirey has served as a board member for the Cadillac dealer advertising association for more than 30 years and is an advisor to General Motors on the Ferrazzi Greenlight National Customer Experience Improvement Team.

You can download an image of Thomas Shirey here: http://www.cata.info/assets/1/7/Tom_Shirey_20121.JPG.

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation's oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of about 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group's dealer members employ about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit CATA.info.

 

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