AutoZone, the renowned car-parts retailer based in Memphis, Tennessee, has revealed a series of new executive titles as it prepares for the arrival of its incoming Chief Executive, Phil Daniele.
Tom Newbern to Assume Role of Chief Operating Officer
Tom Newbern, who currently serves as the Executive Vice President for Operations, Sales, and Technology, will be taking on the title of Chief Operating Officer. According to the company's website, this position is currently vacant, making Newbern's appointment a significant one.
Jamere Jackson to Become the Sole Chief Financial Officer
Jamere Jackson, the current Chief Financial Officer and EVP for Finance and Store Development, will assume the sole responsibility of being the Chief Financial Officer. This move demonstrates AutoZone's confidence in Jackson's abilities.
Bill Hackney Promoted to EVP for Merchandising, Marketing, and Supply Chain
Bill Hackney, the Senior Vice President for Merchandising, has been promoted to the role of EVP for Merchandising, Marketing, and Supply Chain. This position was previously held by Phil Daniele, the soon-to-be CEO of AutoZone.
Phil Daniele Set to Take Over as CEO in January
In June, it was announced that Phil Daniele would be succeeding William Rhodes as the CEO of AutoZone when he retires in January. This leadership change reflects AutoZone's commitment to seamless transitions and ensuring a successful future.
AutoZone is anticipating the release of its fourth-quarter earnings on September 19.