Advance Auto Parts today announced that company president George Sherman will be leaving the role in two weeks, effective August 13. Sherman joined Advance as president in April 2013, also serving as interim CEO from January to April 2016. He will remain with the company through the end of the year. His leadership team will report to current CEO Tom 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,” said Greco in a brief statement released by the company. “We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
Advance Auto Parts is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. The company employs roughly 74,000 people across more than 5,000 stores, 125 WORLDPAC branches and 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores.