Advance Auto Parts Announces New Supply Chain Leadership

Dec. 15, 2022

Stephen J. Szilagyi will begin as Advance’s executive vice president, chief supply chain officer, and join Advance’s Leadership Team on January 9, 2023.

Dec. 15, 2022— Advance Auto Parts, Inc. announced that Reuben E. Slone, executive vice president, supply chain, will retire from the company and be succeeded by Stephen J. Szilagyi.  

According to the press release, Szilagyi has extensive leadership experience within supply chain operations and will begin as Advance’s executive vice president, chief supply chain officer, on January 9, 2023. 

“We are extremely grateful for the numerous contributions Reuben has made, first as a board member of Advance from 2016 to 2018 and then as a member of Advance’s senior executive team since October 2018,” said Tom Greco, Advance’s president and chief executive officer. “With his wealth of experience and deep understanding of our business, under Reuben’s leadership, we have significantly improved our supply chain operations. Reuben also has built a much stronger team and culture within the supply chain organization, making it an optimum time to make a leadership transition.” 

Greco continued, “I’m excited to welcome Steve to the Advance family following an extensive search. As a seasoned and accomplished supply chain executive with more than 25 years of experience, Steve brings a deep understanding of both retail and professional business-to-business supply chain operations along with a proven track record of results, innovation and leadership. I look forward to working closely with him as we raise the bar on the execution of our strategy.” 

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