ROANOKE, Va., 2015-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that Roger Dattilo has been appointed Vice President, Inventory. Mr. Dattilo will lead the Company’s replenishment organization. He will be responsible for replenishment strategies associated with stores and distribution centers to support the company’s strategy of Superior Availability. Mr. Dattilo 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 Roger to the Advance team as we work to provide Superior Availability to our stores and customers,” said Tyson. “Roger has a unique and varied background that spans nearly 30 years serving both commercial and retail businesses. His wide experience in managing complex replenishment organizations serving both commercial and retail customers means Roger will be a tremendous asset to our company, team and customers.”
Prior to joining Advance, Mr. Dattilo spent 27 years in the office supply industry, most recently serving as Vice President, Inventory Management and Replenishment at Office Depot. Mr. Dattilo previously held several senior leadership roles in Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning, and Information Technology at Boise Cascade Office Products / OfficeMax. Mr. Datillo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Business Administration from Roosevelt University.
About Advance Auto Parts
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of April 25, 2015 Advance operated 5,235 stores and 115 Worldpac branches and served approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. 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.