ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2016--
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket
parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and
do-it-yourself customers, today announced that George Sherman, who
currently serves as the Company’s President, will step down from his
current role on August 13, and remain with the Company to assist with an
orderly transition through the end of the year. Mr. Sherman’s leadership
team will now report to Chief Executive Officer Tom Greco.
Mr. Sherman, who joined Advance in April 2013, has served as President
throughout his tenure. In addition, Mr. Sherman served as Interim Chief
Executive Officer from January to April 2016.
“I want to thank George for his contributions to Advance and his
willingness to assist with a smooth transition,” said Mr. Greco. “George
has played a vital leadership role in the integration of the Advance and
Carquest teams, and has helped to create a more field and customer
focused company by empowering our stores and field leaders to better
serve customers. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
About Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts
provider in North America, serves both professional installer and
do-it-yourself customers. As of April 23, 2016, Advance operated 5,086
stores and 125 WORLDPAC branches and serves approximately 1,300
independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto
Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately
74,000 Team Members. Additional information about the Company,
employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for
parts, accessories and other offerings can be found on the Company's
website at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.
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