Penske Automotive Appoints New Chief Financial Officer


BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Penske Automotive Group Inc., an international transportation services company, has named J.D. Carlson as executive vice president and CFO.

Carlson, of Bloomfield Township,  joined Penske Automotive in 2006 as vice president and corporate controller. In May 2011, he was promoted to senior vice president and corporate controller and was named our principal accounting officer. Carlson has a strong operational and technical background in finance and accounting and will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial operations. 

He earned is Bachelor of Science and his MBA from the University of Michigan.