Pep Boys Announces Appointment of Three New Leaders
PHILADELPHIA - July 9, 2007
The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe &Jack (NYSE: "PBY"), today announced the appointment of Troy E. Fee as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Fee, who will join Pep Boys' executive committee of senior leaders, will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources for the Company's almost 19,000 associates.
Fee comes to Pep Boys from TBC Corporation, the parent company of organizations such as Big O Tires, Tire Kingdom and National Tire &Battery, where he served as Vice President of Human Resources and, most recently, Senior Vice President of Human Resources Shared Services. Fee has more than 20 years of experience in operations and HR in the tire and automotive service and repair businesses. He will report to President and CEO Jeff Rachor.
Pep Boys also announced that Scott Ross has joined the Company as Divisional Vice President of Service for the West division. Ross' career in the automotive industry spans more than 20 years. Most recently, he held the position of Director of Operations for Driversselect in Dallas, TX and previously served as Vice President of Fixed Operations for Group 1 Automotive in Houston, TX, a top-five automotive retailer. In addition, the Company recently welcomed 20-year automotive industry veteran David Padgett as Divisional Vice President of Service for the Southwest and Puerto Rico divisions. Padgett comes to Pep Boys from AutoNation, where he served as Regional Fixed Operations Director. Both Ross and Padgett will report to Senior Vice President of Service Joe Cirelli.
"I am thrilled to welcome three high-caliber, experienced leaders like Troy Fee, Scott Ross and David Padgett to the Pep Boys team," said President and CEO Jeff Rachor. "Troy is a seasoned HR executive, and I look forward to working with him to enhance the associate experience at Pep Boys. Scott and David have proven track records as subject matter experts in the service and parts arena and will be assets to our operations team."
About Pep Boys
Pep Boys has 593 stores and over 6,000 service bays in 36 states and Puerto Rico. Along with its vehicle repair and maintenance capabilities, the Company also serves the commercial auto parts delivery market and is one of the leading sellers of replacement tires in the United States. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS or by visiting pepboys.com.
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