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Doug North

2019 Co-chairman and 2020 Chairman, North American Auto Show

Doug North began his career in the automotive industry like his father. From a young age, he began working at North Brothers Ford doing any job possible, from dusting parts bins to repairing cars. North graduated from the University of Utah and returned to Michigan to pursue a career in automotive. He served as a car salesman for two years at a Chrysler Plymouth dealership in Southeast Michigan and transitioned to a Ford Lincoln dealership where he earned a promotion to business manager. Following his position with Ford Lincoln, North joined his father at North Brothers Ford in Westland, where he has served as President since 1994. In tandem, Doug co-owned a dealership from 2005 to 2012. Doug was the recipient of the Westland Business Person of the Year in 2018 and the Ford “Salute to Dealers” award in 2008.