CHICAGO – Resource Automotive Inc., a unit of The Warranty Group Inc., announced that Charlie Robinson has been named president and chief operating officer of Resource Automotive.

Robinson will be responsible for all North American automotive segments including Resource Dealer Group, First Extended Service Corporation, reinsurance, BDC, and national accounts and sales.

“Charlie has been with Resource Automotive for 24 years in various positions, including president of Resource Dealer Group, and he has made a positive impact for our company and for our customers with each assignment,” said Mike Frosch, president of The Warranty Group, North America.

In addition to his tenure at Resource, Robinson spent four years as an executive at Asbury Automotive, where he served as vice president of financial services.

Resource Automotive, established in 1964, is a global provider of automotive financial services products and programs, including vehicle service contracts, GAP, pre-paid maintenance, used vehicle certification, inventory management and a wide range of participation options.