AutoZone Elects New Board Member

Thu Feb 7, 2013 4:10pm EST

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) today announced the
election of Linda A. Goodspeed to the AutoZone Board of Directors. Ms. Goodspeed is senior vice
president and chief information officer (CIO) of The ServiceMaster Company, a position she has
held since 2011. "Linda's extensive background in information technology and the automotive
industry will complement and enhance the collective skills of our Board," said Bill Rhodes,
Chairman, President & CEO. "We are fortunate to have her as a new Board member."

Prior to joining The ServiceMaster Company, Ms. Goodspeed was vice president of information
systems for Nissan North America, Inc.

About AutoZone: 

As of November 17, 2012, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories
through 4,703 AutoZone stores in 49 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and
325 stores in Mexico and one store in Brazil. 

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and
accessories in the United States. Each store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport
utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts,
maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial
sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to
local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector
accounts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through
. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, non-automotive
products and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product through
, and our commercial customers can make purchases through
. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.

         Ray Pohlman
         Brian Campbell
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