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Senior Officers

  • Philip B. Daniele

    Senior Vice President, Commercial, Customer Satisfaction
    Philip B. Daniel was named Senior Vice President, Commercial in October, 2015. Previously, he was Vice President - Commercial Support since 2008 and Divisional Vice President from 2005 to 2008. Prior to 2005, Mr. Daniele held several key management positions with the company.
    • Mark A. Finestone

      Executive Vice President - Merchandising, Supply Chain and Marketing, Customer Satisfaction
      Mark A. Finestone was named Executive Vice President - Merchandising, Supply Chain and Marketing in October, 2015 . Previously, he was Senior Vice President - Merchandising since fiscal 2008 and Vice President - Merchandising since 2002. Prior to joining AutoZone in 2002, Mr. Finestone worked for May Department Stores for 19 years where he held a variety of leadership roles which included Divisional Vice President, Merchandising.
      • Preston B. Frazer

        Senior Vice President, Store Operations
        Preston Frazer was named Senior Vice President, Store Operations in October, 2019. Prior to that, he held the position of Divisional Vice President for the Dallas and Ft. Worth regions alongside his Vice President, Store Operations Support role. He began his AutoZone career in 2006 as Director, Finance and has held several key functional roles. Prior to joining AutoZone, Preston was a senior manager with the accounting firm of KPMG, LLP.
        • Eric S. Gould

          Senior Vice President – Supply Chain, Customer Satisfaction

          Eric S. Gould was named Senior Vice President, Supply Chain in February 2021. Previously, he had served as Vice President, Replenishment since 2017. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Commercial from 2013 to 2017, Vice President of Commercial Support from 2004 to 2013 and Vice President of Merchandising Pricing & Analysis from 2003 to 2004. Prior to 2003, Mr. Gould held several key management positions with the company.

          • Ronald B. Griffin

            Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Customer Satisfaction
            Ronald B. Griffin was elected Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in June 2012. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Global Information Technology at Hewlett-Packard Company. During his tenure at Hewlett-Packard Company, he also served as the Chief Information Officer for the Enterprise Business Division. Prior to that, Mr. Griffin was Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Fleming Companies, Inc. He also spent over 12 years with The Home Depot, Inc., with the last eight years in the role of Chief Information Officer. Mr. Griffin also served at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Delta Air Lines, Inc.
            • Domingo Hurtado

              Senior Vice President – International, Customer Satisfaction

              Domingo José Hurtado Rodríguez was named Senior Vice President, International in September 2018. Prior to that, he was President, AutoZone de México. Mr. Hurtado has served in various capacities within the Company since 2001, which included leading the Company’s expansion into Mexico. Prior to 2001, he held different positions with RadioShack including Director General in Mexico and General Manager in Venezuela.

              • Jamere Jackson

                Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President – Finance and Store Development, Customer Satisfaction

                Jamere Jackson was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on September 13, 2020 and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President – Finance and Store Development effective January 1, 2021. Mr. Jackson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a worldwide rental company, since 2018. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 22, 2020. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Jackson served as Chief Financial Officer of Nielsen Holdings plc, an information, data and measurement company. Prior to 2014, Mr. Jackson held a variety of leadership roles at General Electric Company, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a division of General Electric Oil and Gas. Mr. Jackson serves on the Board of Directors for Eli Lilly & Co. and Hibbett Sports, Inc.

                • Thomas B. Newbern

                  Executive Vice President - Store Operations, Commercial, Loss Prevention and ALLDATA, Customer Satisfaction
                  Thomas B. Newbern was named Executive Vice President Store Operations, Commercial and Loss Prevention in October, 2015. Previously he was Senior Vice President – Store Operations and Loss Prevention since December 2013, Senior Vice President – Store Operations and Store Development from October 2012 to December 2013, Senior Vice President – Store Operations from fiscal 2007 to October 2012 and Vice President – Store Operations from fiscal 1998 to fiscal 2007. Prior to 1998, Mr. Newbern held several key management positions with the Company.
                  • Seong K. Ohm

                    Senior Vice President – Merchandising, Customer Satisfaction

                    Seong K. Ohm was named Senior Vice President – Merchandising on October 26, 2020. Ms. Ohm served as the Group Commercial Development Officer for the Dairy Farm Group supporting development, sourcing, branding and packaging for private-label and exclusive brands in 7,000 retail outlets across 11 Southeast Asian countries. Ms. Ohm also was the Chief Commercial Officer for Home Plus, the second largest retailer in Korea and led their merchandising, sourcing and planning teams. Prior to these roles, she was Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for both Walmart and Sam’s Club and Vice President/Divisional Merchandise Manager, Technology for Walmart Stores, Inc. Ms. Ohm began her career with General Electric in marketing, planning, brand management and strategy development.

                    • Charlie Pleas III

                      Senior Vice President and Controller, Customer Satisfaction
                      Charlie Pleas, III, was elected Senior Vice President and Controller during fiscal 2007. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Controller since 2003. Previously, he was Vice President – Accounting since 2000, and Director of General Accounting since 1996. Prior to joining AutoZone, Mr. Pleas was a Division Controller with Fleming Companies, Inc. where he served in various capacities since 1988.
                      • William C. Rhodes

                        Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Customer Satisfaction
                        William C. Rhodes, III, was named Chairman of AutoZone during fiscal 2007 and has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a director since March 2005. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rhodes was Executive Vice President – Store Operations and Commercial. Previously, he held several key management positions with the Company. Prior to 1994, Mr. Rhodes was a manager with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Rhodes is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Dollar General Corporation.
                        • Albert Saltiel

                          Senior Vice President, Marketing, Customer Satisfaction
                          Albert Saltiel was elected Senior Vice President, Marketing, Customer Satisfaction in April, 2013. Prior to that, he was Chief Marketing Officer and a key member of the leadership team at Navistar International Corporation. Saltiel has also been with Sony Electronics as General Manager, Marketing, and Ford Motor Company where he held multiple marketing roles.
                          • Richard C. Smith

                            Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Customer Satisfaction
                            Richard C. Smith was named Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Customer Satisfaction in January, 2016. Previously, he was Vice President – Stores. Mr. Smith joined AutoZone in 1985 and has served in various capacities with the Company.
                            • Kristen Collier Wright

                              Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Customer Satisfaction
                              Kristen Collier Wright was elected Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Customer Satisfaction in January, 2014. Previously with AutoZone, she was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary with oversight for Litigation, Labor and Employment law, Environmental, Regulatory and International Compliance, Policy and Procedure, and Operational Support. Prior to joining AutoZone, Wright was a partner with Bass, Berry & Sims in Memphis focusing on complex litigation, commercial and financial transactions, and intellectual property and technology.
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