ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2012--
Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), a leading retailer of automotive
aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items
announced the promotion of Joe Gonzalez to Area Senior Vice President.
Mr. Gonzalez will be responsible for leading the Company’s store
operations in Florida, the Southeast, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin
Islands. Mr. Gonzalez will report to Kurt Schumacher, Senior Vice
President, National Field Operations.
“I am pleased to announce that Joe will serve Advance Auto Parts as Area
Senior Vice President,” said Kurt Schumacher. “Joe’s commitment to
developing our Team Members and serving our customers, which is
reflected in his consistent performance as a Regional Vice President,
will be strong assets to him in this new role.”
Mr. Gonzalez joined Advance in 2001 with the company’s acquisition of
Discount Auto Parts and has served in multiple field and corporate
leadership roles. Mr. Gonzalez most recently served as Regional Vice
President in Miami, Florida and the surrounding area since August 2003,
where he was responsible for the operations of more than 140 stores.
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 July 14, 2012, the Company
operated 3,692 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities,
customer services, and online shopping for parts, accessories and other
offerings can be found on the Company's website at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.
Source: Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts
Shelly Whitaker, APR,
Joshua Moore, 952-715-5076