MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 27, 2020 — AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), right this moment introduced that Invoice Giles, Government Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer, Finance, Info Expertise and Retailer Growth, and Invoice Hackney, Senior Vice President, Merchandising will retire on the finish of December 2020.
“I give particular due to Invoice Giles and Invoice Hackney for his or her many contributions and years of outstanding service to our group, their fellow AutoZoners and prospects,” mentioned Invoice Rhodes, Chairman, President and Chief Government Officer. “In his 14-year AutoZone profession, Invoice Giles has pushed innovation, offered insightful steering and management, and labored tirelessly to additional strengthen our monetary place. Invoice Hackney has been an AutoZoner for 37 years and led a number of areas and groups throughout the Firm throughout his outstanding profession. His ardour for and deep understanding of our tradition, prospects and companies are unparalleled. Whereas we will definitely miss them each, they’ve constructed organizations which are properly ready to proceed transferring our firm ahead into the longer term. I want them and their households the perfect of their retirements,” mentioned Rhodes.
Moreover, Jamere Jackson will be part of the Firm as Government Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer-Elect, Finance and Retailer Growth, and Seong Ohm will be part of as Senior Vice President, Merchandising.
Jamere will come to AutoZone from Hertz International Holdings, Inc. (Hertz) the place he was most not too long ago Government Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer. Earlier than becoming a member of Hertz, Jamere served as Chief Monetary Officer of Nielsen Holdings. Previous to becoming a member of Nielsen Holdings, he was Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer of a division of Common Electrical Oil and Fuel. All through his profession, Jamere has additionally held a number of roles in finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning.
Seong will be part of AutoZone from the Dairy Farm Group, the place she was the Group Business Growth Officer supporting improvement, sourcing, branding and packaging for private-label and unique manufacturers in 7,000 stores throughout 11 Southeast Asian international locations. She was additionally the Chief Business Officer for Residence Plus, the second largest retailer in Korea and led their merchandising, sourcing and planning groups. Prior to those roles, Seong was Senior Vice President (SVP), Common Merchandise Supervisor for each Walmart and Sam’s Membership and VP/Divisional Merchandise Supervisor, Expertise for Walmart Shops, Inc. Seong started her profession with Common Electrical in advertising and marketing, planning, model administration and technique improvement.
Seong will report back to Mark Finestone, Government Vice President, Merchandising, Advertising and marketing, Provide Chain and E-Commerce. Jamere will report back to Invoice Rhodes. Each can be members of the Firm’s Government Committee.
“We’re very excited to have Jamere and Seong be part of AutoZone. Jamere’s robust enterprise acumen and experiences at Hertz, Nielsen, and GE are well-suited for this place and contributing to the continuing success of our Firm. Seong’s intensive management expertise within the retail trade, together with merchandising and international sourcing, will present added depth to our gifted administration group,” mentioned Rhodes.
About AutoZone: As of Could 9, 2020, the Firm had 5,836 shops within the U.S., 610 shops in Mexico and 38 shops in Brazil for a complete retailer rely of 6,484. AutoZone is the main retailer and a number one distributor of automotive alternative components and equipment in the US. Every AutoZone retailer carries an intensive product line for automobiles, sport utility autos, vans and lightweight vans, together with new and remanufactured automotive exhausting components, upkeep objects, equipment, and non-automotive merchandise. Many shops even have a business gross sales program that gives business credit score and immediate supply of components and different merchandise to native, regional and nationwide restore garages, sellers, service stations, and public sector accounts. AutoZone additionally sells the ALLDATA model diagnostic and restore software program by www.alldata.com. Moreover, AutoZone sells automotive exhausting components, upkeep objects, equipment, and non-automotive merchandise by www.autozone.com and our business prospects could make purchases by www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone doesn’t derive income from automotive restore or set up.