Landers Group Purchases Mississippi Dealership
Dec. 5, 2108—Memphis-based Landers Auto Group bought Southaven, Miss., auto dealer Country Ford, Commercial Appeal reports. According to Commercial Appeal, the automotive group announced the purchase of the Memphis dealership on Monday, Dec. 3.
Following the purchase, the dealership will be renamed, "Landers Ford South," and will feature Landers executive, Jeff Field, as president of Ford South, Commercial Appeal reports. Field's background includes serving as the former director of the Mississippi Economic Council, as well as a managing partner of Landers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Landers Nissan and Landers Auto Sales in Southaven.
The previous owner, Glen Mitchell, will stay on as a consultant at the dealership, the company told Commercial Appeal.