Greg Penske Takes Key Role at Petersen Museum

Oct 1, 2015

The Petersen Automotive Museum continues to add prominent automotive personalities to its board of directors. The newest member is Greg Penske, chairman/CEO of Penske Motor Group.

Penske Motor Group, based in California, includes Longo Toyota, the largest and highest-volume retail auto dealership in the world. The PMG portfolio also includes Scion, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

“I am honored to be elected to the Petersen Automotive Museum’s board,” Penske said. “The museum is the focal point of car culture in California and beyond. I look forward to working with the museum’s dedicated board members to help make the Petersen one of the world’s leading automotive museums.”

Penske also serves on the board of directors for Penske Corp., Penske Automotive Group, Los Angeles Sports Council, Friends of Golf and is an advisor to Nucleus Scientific Inc. He also is the former president and CEO of the publicly traded Penske Motorsports, which operated numerous racetracks across the country.

Tthe Petersen Automotive Museum’s board of directors includes: Chairman Peter Mullin, Vice Chairmen Bruce Meyer and David Sydorick, Treasurer Richard Varner, and board members Richard Roeder, William Ahmanson, Charles Nearburg and Dr. Lawrence Piro.

The Petersen Automotive Museum is scheduled to re-open to the public following a 13-month total transformation on Dec. 7.