ROANOKE, Va, January 21, 2013 - Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items, announced today the promotion of Joshua Moore to Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations and Navdeep Gupta to Vice President, Finance and Treasury.
Mr. Moore will be responsible for the leading the Company's Enterprise Planning and Performance Management functions, Field Finance Support and Investor Relations. Mr. Moore joined Advance in April of 2008 and most recently served as Director, Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to joining Advance, he served in multiple finance, business development and treasury capacities at Best Buy, Agriliance and Land O'Lakes. Mr. Moore will report to Mike Norona, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Gupta will continue to lead the Company's Finance Decision Support Teams and will assume responsibility for leading the Treasury Function and Corporate Purchasing Team. Since joining Advance in 2006, Mr. Gupta has had a progressive career with escalating roles in both finance and treasury. Most recently Mr. Gupta served as Director, Finance Decision Support. Prior to joining Advance, he served in finance and corporate development functions at Sprint Nextel Corporation. In his new role, Mr. Gupta will report to Kevin Quinn, Vice President, Finance.
"It's always exciting to promote internal leaders to play bigger roles in our company and Joshua and Navdeep have earned these promotions with their contributions to our company," said Norona. "I am confident these leaders along with the rest of our finance team will continue to support our business and customers to the highest standard. Through our focus on serving our customers and strengthening the foundational elements of our business, combined with strong leadership, we are confident we will continue to position the Company for success in 2013 and beyond."
About Advance Auto Parts
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. As of October 6, 2012, the Company operated 3,727 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and online shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found on the Company's website at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.