Advance Auto Parts Elects Adriana Karaboutis to Board of Directors
Nov. 6, 2014—Advance Auto Parts Inc. the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, announced Thursday that Adriana “Andi” Karaboutis, who currently serves as executive vice president, Technology and Business Solutions of Biogen Idec (Biogen), has been elected to Advance's Board of Directors. Ms. Karaboutis’ appointment will be effective on February 10, 2015.
"We are delighted to welcome Andi to our Board of Directors," John Brouillard, Chair of the Board for Advance Auto Parts, said in a release. "Her experience and leadership align well with Advance's strategic direction and goals. We look forward to her contributions to our Board and to Advance Auto Parts."
Ms. Karaboutis joined Biogen in September 2014. Prior to joining Biogen, she served as Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of Dell, Inc. and previously as Vice President of IT, Global Operations and Technology. Prior to joining Dell in 2010, Ms. Karaboutis spent over 20 years at General Motors Corporation and Ford Motor Company in various global IT and business operations leadership positions.