CEO Darren R. Jackson to Ring The Closing Bell®
ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2011--
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading retailer of automotive
aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items, today
announced that on Thursday, December 1, executives and guests of
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. will visit the New York Stock Exchange
(NYSE) to mark the Company’s 10th anniversary of trading on
the NYSE. Advance Auto Parts, Inc. began trading on the NYSE on November
29, 2001. To mark the occasion, Chief Executive Officer Darren R.
Jackson will ring The Closing Bell.
“This anniversary is a proud moment in Advance’s rich history and I
would like to thank our 52,000 Team Members for their contributions to
our success as a public company and their dedication to serving our
customers,” said Jackson. “Our intense focus on our Company values and
our promise, Service is our best part, combined with strong industry
dynamics have allowed us to grow our business and profitability as
reflected in our compounded annual growth rate of 11% in sales and 21%
growth in our operating income and our achievement of a record return on
invested capital of 18.8% since being listed. Over the next ten years we
will continue to be focused on and reap the rewards of running the
business with consistency and excellence.”
Media interested in covering the Closing Bell at the NYSE MUST contact Annmarie
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About Advance Auto Parts
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading
automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and
maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself
and professional installer markets. As of October 8, 2011, the Company
operated 3,645 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities,
customer services, and online shopping for parts and accessories can be
found on the Company’s website at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.
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