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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Smith

42 2016 Chairman of the Board

George Sherman

54 2016 President

Thomas Greco

57 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Norona

52 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

O. Temple Sloan

55 2014 President - GPI and Director

Tammy Finley

49 2015 Executive Vice President - Human Resources, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Charles Tyson

54 2013 Executive Vice President - Merchandising, Marketing & Supply Chain

Jill Livesay

47 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

William Carter

45 2013 Senior Vice President - Business Development and Integration

John Brouillard

67 2016 Director

John Ferraro

60 2016 Director

John Bergstrom

69 2008 Independent Director

Bradley Buss

52 2016 Independent Director

Fiona Dias

50 2009 Independent Director

Adriana Karaboutis

53 2015 Independent Director

Eugene Lee

54 2015 Independent Director

William Oglesby

56 2004 Independent Director

Reuben Slone

53 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Smith

Mr. Jeffrey C. Smith is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Smith previously served as a member of Cowen’s Operating Committee and Cowen’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ramius in January 1998, he served as Vice President of Strategic Development and a member of the board of directors of The Fresh Juice Company, Inc., a company engaged in the production, marketing, and sale of fresh and frozen fresh-squeezed fruit juices and other non-carbonated beverages to both food service and retail customers. Mr. Smith began his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at Société Generale. Mr. Smith served as Chairman of the board of directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., a full service restaurant chain, from October 2014 to April 2016. Previously, he served as the Chairman of the Board of Phoenix Technologies, a company that specializes in designing, developing, and supporting core system PC software, from November 2009 to November 2010. He also served on the boards of directors of Quantum Corporation, a global expert in data protection and big data management, from May 2013 to May 2015; Office Depot, Inc., an office supply company, from August 2013 to September 2014; Regis Corporation, which owns, operates and franchises hair and retail product salons, from October 2011 to October 2013; Surmodics, Inc., a provider of drug delivery and surface modification technologies to the healthcare industry, from January 2011 to August 2012; and Zoran Corporation, a provider of digital solutions in the digital entertainment and digital imaging market from March 2011 until its merger that same year with CSR plc.

George Sherman

Mr. George E. Sherman is President of the Company. Mr. Sherman also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer from January 3, 2016 through April 10, 2016. Mr. Sherman served as the Senior Vice President, Best Buy Services, for Best Buy Co., Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, office products, appliances and software, from June 2009 to March 2013. Prior to that position, he served in various positions with The Home Depot, Inc., a home improvement specialty retailer, as Senior Vice President and President, Home Depot Home Services from October 2007 to February 2009, as Senior Vice President, Operations from January 2006 to October 2007 and as Vice President Store Operations from January 2005 to January 2006. Prior to January 2005, Mr. Sherman served in executive positions with Mervyn's Department Stores, and in escalating management positions with Target Corporation. Before joining Target, Mr. Sherman served as an officer in the United States Air Force.

Thomas Greco

Mr. Thomas R. Greco has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Greco served as Chief Executive Officer, Frito-Lay North America, a unit of PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”), a leading global food and beverage company. As Chief Executive Officer, Frito-Lay North America, Mr. Greco was responsible for overseeing PepsiCo’s snack and convenient foods business in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Greco previously served as Executive Vice President, PepsiCo and President, Frito-Lay North America from September 2011 until September 2014 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Pepsi Beverages Company from 2009 to September 2011. Mr. Greco joined PepsiCo in Canada in 1986 and has served in a variety of positions, including Region Vice President, Midwest; President, Frito-Lay Canada; Senior Vice President, Sales, Frito-Lay North America; President, Global Sales, PepsiCo; and Executive Vice President, Sales, North America Beverages. Before joining PepsiCo, Mr. Greco worked at Proctor & Gamble, a consumer packaged goods company. Mr. Greco has served as a director of G&K Services, Inc., a service-focused provider of branded uniform and facility services programs, since July 2014.

Michael Norona

Mr. Michael A. Norona is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Norona is responsible for all of our finance functions. Before joining us, Mr. Norona served as the President of Financial Services for Best Buy Co., Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, office products, appliances and software, from March 2007 to February 2008. Prior to that position, he served Best Buy as Vice President of Financial Services from June 2006 until March 2007, as Vice President Finance-Retail Decision Support from May 2004 until June 2006, and as Vice President Finance-Shared Services from April 2002 until May 2004. From June 1988 to April 2002, Mr. Norona served in escalating financial leadership roles, ultimately serving as head of Finance with Future Shop, Best Buy's Canadian subsidiary. Mr. Norona is a member of the Certified General Accountants (CGA) of Canada and holds a Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CGA).

O. Temple Sloan

Mr. O. Temple Sloan III, is President - GPI and Director of Advance Auto Parts Inc. Prior to our acquisition of GPI, He served as President of GPI from 2001 to 2008 and from January 2, 2014 to January 3, 2015. Prior to our acquisition of GPI, He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GPI from 2008 to January 2, 2014. Mr. Sloan has over 30 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. He currently serves as a director of Trail Creek Investments, Inc. and as a member of a Wells Fargo Bank Regional Advisory Board and the National Association of Chief Executive Officers. Mr. Sloan is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Northwood University. Mr. Sloan’s extensive experience in the automotive aftermarket industry is an invaluable asset to the Company. He has particular expertise in the Commercial business, which is a key focus of the Company, and will continue to assist with our integration of GPI.

Tammy Finley

Ms. Tammy M. Finley has been appointed as Executive Vice President- Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. She has held her current position since January 2015. She is responsible for all of our human resources and legal functions. From March 2013 to January 2015, she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. From March 2010 to March 2013, she served as Vice President, Employment Counsel and Government Affairs. From September 2007 to March 2010, she served as Vice President, Employment Counsel. From January 2003 to September 2007, she served as Vice President, Staffing and Team Member Relations. From March 1998 to January 2003, she served as Assistant Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Advance, Ms. Finley worked as a labor and employment attorney with The Center for Employment Law, PC, and as a Staff Attorney with the Virginia Supreme Court.

Charles Tyson

Mr. Charles E. Tyson is Executive Vice President - Merchandising, Marketing & Supply Chain of the Company. He has served in his current position since April 2013. From August 2011 to April 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing. From March 2008 to August 2011, he served as Senior Vice President, Merchandising. Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Tyson was the Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Technology with OfficeMax, Inc., from March 2005 to February 2008. Prior to joining OfficeMax, Mr. Tyson was President of Diversitech Group, an importer of hand and power tools from September 2001 to March 2005. He worked for Office Depot, Inc., from October 1997 to September 2001, where he held multiple positions with increasing responsibilities, including Senior Vice President, Merchandising and General Merchandising Manager; Senior Vice President, World Wide Global Sourcing; and Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager.

Jill Livesay

Ms. Jill A. Livesay is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of the Company. She has served in her current position since December 2013. From July 2005 to December 2013, she served as Senior Vice President, Controller. During her tenure, she has served in several leadership roles in accounting and finance. In January 2002, she became Vice President, Accounting, a position she held until October 2004, when she became Vice President, Controller. Prior to joining Advance, Ms. Livesay worked for KPMG LLP, a public accounting firm. Ms. Livesay is a certified public accountant.

William Carter

Mr. William H. Carter is Senior Vice President - Business Development and Integration of the Company. He has served in his current role since December 2013. From July 2012 to December 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Commercial and Operations Support. From July 2011 to July 2012, he served as Senior Vice President, Commercial and Field Operations Support. From April 2011 to July 2011, Mr. Carter served as Senior Vice President, DIY and Commercial Operations Support. Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Carter served as a partner at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm, where he worked for over 11 years. As a member of Bain's Global Industrial Goods and Retail practices, he led growth strategy, operations improvement and organizational projects. Prior to joining Bain, Mr. Carter served in the United States Navy.

John Brouillard

Mr. John C. Brouillard is Director of the Company. He was appointed Executive Chairman on November 12, 2015. Mr. Brouillard served as non-executive chair of the Board from January 2008 to November 2015. Prior to that time, he served as interim Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 2007 until January 2008 and Lead Director from February 14, 2007 to May 2007. Mr. Brouillard retired as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of H.E. Butt Grocery Company, a regional food retailer, in June 2005, a position that he had held since February 1991. From 1977 to 1991, Mr. Brouillard held various positions with Hills Department Stores, a discount department store company, including serving as President of that company.

John Ferraro

Mr. John Francis Ferraro is Director of the Company. Mr. Ferraro served as Global Chief Operating Officer, or COO, of Ernst & Young ("EY"), a leading professional services firm, from 2007 to December 2014. He retired as a partner of EY at the end of January 2015. In addition, Mr. Ferraro served as a member of EY’s Global Executive board for more than 10 years. Prior to his COO role, Mr. Ferraro served in several senior leadership positions at EY, including Global Vice Chair Audit. He joined EY in 1976 and has served a variety of global companies. Mr. Ferraro is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Ferraro has served as a director for Manpower Group Inc., a provider of workforce solutions, since January 2016, and for International Flavors & Fragrances, a manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, since May 2015.

John Bergstrom

Mr. John F. Bergstrom is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bergstrom is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bergstrom Corporation, which is one of the top 50 automobile dealership groups in America. Mr. Bergstrom has served in his current role at Bergstrom Corporation for more than five years. Mr. Bergstrom has served as a director of Associated Banc-Corp, a diversified bank holding company, since December 2010; Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a global health and hygiene company, since 1987; and WEC Energy Group, formerly Wisconsin Energy Corporation, a diversified energy company, since 1987.

Bradley Buss

Mr. Bradley W. Buss is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Buss retired in February 2016 as the Chief Financial Officer of SolarCity Corporation, a provider of clean energy services, where he had served since August 2014. Prior to joining SolarCity, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor design and manufacturing company, from August 2005 to June 2014. Prior to August 2005, Mr. Buss held various financial leadership roles with Altera Corporation, Cisco Systems, Veba Electronics LLC and Wyle Electronics, Inc. Mr. Buss has served on the board of directors for Tesla Motors, Inc., a manufacturer of electric vehicles and energy storage products, since November 2009 and Café Press Inc., an online retailer of stock and user-customized on demand products, since October 2007. He currently serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee for Café Press, and formerly served as the Chair of the Audit Committee for Tesla Motors.

Fiona Dias

Ms. Fiona P. Dias serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Dias is currently Principal Digital Partner at Ryan Retail Consulting, a global consulting firm, and has held this position since January 2015. Previously, she was Chief Strategy Officer of ShopRunner, an online shopping service, from August 2011 to October 2014. Before that, she was Executive Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, of GSI Commerce, Inc. (now eBay Enterprise), a provider of digital commerce solutions from February 2007 to June 2011. Prior to 2007, Ms. Dias was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Circuit City Stores, Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, and also held senior marketing positions with PepsiCo, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company and The Procter & Gamble Company. Ms. Dias has served as a director of Realogy Holdings Corp., a real estate brokerage company, since June 2013, and she served as a director of Choice Hotels, Inc., a hotel franchisor, from November 2004 to April 2012.

Adriana Karaboutis

Ms. Adriana Karaboutis is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Karaboutis has served as Executive Vice President, Technology, Business Solutions and Corporate Affairs at Biogen, an independent biotechnology company. She oversees information technology, digital health and data sciences, and since December 2015 also oversees global public affairs, government affairs, public policy and patient advocacy. From March 2010 to September 2014, Ms. Karaboutis was Vice President, and within the first year was promoted to Global Chief Information Officer (CIO), of Dell, Inc., a global technology company, where she was responsible for leading an efficient and innovative global IT organization focused on powering Dell as an end-to-end technology solutions provider. Ms. Karaboutis spent more than 20 years at General Motors Company and Ford Motor Company in various international leadership positions, including computer-integrated manufacturing, supply chain operations and information technology. She served as president of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) from 2008 to 2010 and was a board member of the Manufacturing Executive Leadership Forum from 2009 to 2014. Ms. Karaboutis currently serves on the board of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and on the Babson College advisory board for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL).

Eugene Lee

Mr. Eugene I. Lee, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Darden Restaurants, Inc., the owner and operator of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s and Yard House restaurants in North America, positions he has held since February 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Lee served as Darden’s President and Interim CEO from October 2014 to February 2015, and President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2013 to October 2014. He served as President of Darden’s Specialty Restaurant Group from October 2007 to September 2013 following Darden’s acquisition of RARE Hospitality International, Inc., where he had served as President and a member of the Board of Directors since 2001. Mr. Lee has served as a member of the Darden Board of Directors since February 2015.

William Oglesby

Mr. William S. Oglesby serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Oglesby has served as a senior advisor to The Blackstone Group, L.P., a global investment and advisory firm, where he previously held the position of Senior Managing Director from April 2004 through December 2015. Mr. Oglesby has over 30 years of investment banking experience as a result of his position with The Blackstone Group, L.P., and previous managing director positions with Credit Suisse First Boston; Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette; and Kidder, Peabody & Co.

Reuben Slone

Mr. Reuben E. Slone is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management at Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains and part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., since May 2012. Prior to joining Walgreens, Mr. Slone served as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and General Manager of Services for OfficeMax, Inc., a provider of office products, business machines and related items, "print-for-pay" services and office furniture, from 2004 to 2012. Prior to OfficeMax, Mr. Slone held various supply chain leadership positions with Whirlpool Corporation, General Motors Company, and Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation. He also held prior consulting positions with Electronic Data Systems Corporation and Ernst & Young. He authored “Leading a Supply Chain Turnaround” and co-authored “Are You the Weakest Link in your Company’s Supply Chain?,” articles published in the October 2004 and September 2007 issues of the Harvard Business Review, respectively. In May 2010, Harvard Business Press published the book entitled “The New Supply Chain Agenda: The 5 Steps That Drive Real Value,” which was co-authored by Mr. Slone.