Lazydays Appoints John North As New Chief Executive Officer

Lazydays Holdings Inc. announced the inclusion of John North as Chief Executive Officer and a part of the Board members. He will be effective in the new role from September 6, 2022. Currently, John is serving as Chief Financial Officer of Copart (CPRT) and will call off on August 31 to take the new role, while Coprat has started to look out for John’s replacement. 

As a leading company in the RV (Recreational Vehicle) industry in the USA, Lazydays is known for offering the best services, sales and experience associated with recreational vehicles. Due to its geographic expansion strategy, the company succeeded in adding more and more locations rapidly in its services. 

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While talking about John North’s appointment as CEO, Chris Shackelton, Chairman of the Board, said, “John is an accomplished executive with an admirable track record of driving success across multiple companies.  We could not be more excited about the combination of John’s operational strengths, paired with a disciplined growth orientation.  John brings a deep understanding of building durable scale in multi-unit, high ASP dealership models, with superb judgment in allocating capital through business cycles.  This combination is highly relevant for Lazydays, as the Company assesses a widening range of compelling investment opportunities to drive shareholder value. Furthermore, as a leader of large public companies, John has a stellar reputation and a history of developing strong relationships with investors and capital sources. Importantly, John is a collaborative leader whose skills will complement and amplify the talented Lazydays team” 

If we talk about John’s academics, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from California’s Santa Clara University and is a licensed public accountant. Prior to serving Copart, Inc., John worked as Chief Financial Officer of Avis Budget Group, Inc., which is a leading global company dealing with vehicle rental services and on-demand car sharing facilities. Before this, he held leadership positions like Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for 17 years in Lithia Motors Inc, which is one of the USA’s largest automotive retailers. 

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