Advance Auto Parts Names New Executive
July 31, 2013—Advance Auto Parts announced Tuesday the appointment of Jason Howes as its vice president of distribution operations.
Howes will be responsible for leading the company’s continued efforts to build a distribution network that ensures efficient delivery and availability to stores and commercial customers.
Howes will report to Charles Tyson, executive vice president of merchandising, marketing and supply chain and will be based in Roanoke, Va.
Prior to joining Advance, Howes served as senior director of distribution and global strategic operations for Bare Escentuals Beauty. Prior to Bare Escentuals, he served as director of operations and inventory management at Corporate Express, where he also previously held the role of warehouse and facilities manager.
“I am excited to have Jason joining the team,” said Tyson. “Jason’s extensive background in supply chain, logistics and distribution center operations will be a tremendous asset to Advance as we continue to enhance our supply chain capabilities.”