ROANOKE, Va., 2014-2-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 Geno Coradini as Vice President, Real Estate. Mr. Coradini will lead the Real Estate Function including Lease Administration, Real Estate Development, Construction, Store Planning and Design, Facilities and real estate research. He will be instrumental in leading the path to strategic store growth for Advance. Mr. Coradini will report to Bill Carter, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Integration and will be based in Roanoke, VA.
“I am thrilled to welcome Geno to the Advance team to play a key role in our growth strategy,” said Carter. “We look forward to the knowledge and experience Geno will bring to Advance’s Real Estate program as we continue to open stores and grow our presence across our operations.”
Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Coradini served as Executive Vice President, Retail at Jones Lang LaSalle. In this role, he led a Real Estate team that provided market research and planning, new store transactions, construction, lease administration and portfolio optimization support to national retailers. Additionally, Mr. Coradini started his Real Estate career at AutoZone and subsequently has led Real Estate functions at FedEx Office and Family Dollar Stores. Mr. Coradini holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Memphis.
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. Following the closing of the General Parts International, Inc. acquisition, Advance operates 5,297 company-operated stores, 105 Worldpac branches, and services approximately 1,400 independently owned Carquest branded stores. Advance has more than 71,000 Team Members in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Canada. 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.