Advance Auto Parts Names David Allen Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management

Wed Jul 9, 2014 8:30am EDT

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Advance Auto Parts Names David Allen Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets, today announced the appointment of David Allen as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management. Mr. Allen will lead the Supply Chain function in its efforts to support Advance’s stores and commercial customers. This includes developing strategies to support the integration of Advance’s supply chain with CARQUEST. Mr. Allen will report to Charles Tyson, Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain, and will be based in Raleigh, NC.

“I am excited to welcome David to the Advance team to continue our work toward providing superior availability to our stores and customers. David brings extensive leadership and supply chain experience, and we look forward to his contributions to our supply chain capabilities,” said Tyson.

Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Allen has served as the senior operations executive for Del Monte Foods, Dell Inc., and Frito-Lay North America. Recently, Mr. Allen also has been an Operating Partner for TriPointe Capital Partners, an investment firm in distribution companies. Mr. Allen holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University – General Motors Institute and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.

About Advance Auto Parts

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. As of April 19, 2014 Advance operated 5,276 company-operated stores, 105 Worldpac branches, and served approximately 1,400 independently owned Carquest branded stores in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the 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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