Today, Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) announced two new appointments to its Board of Directors. Jeffrey J. Jones II, President, CEO, and Director of H&R Block, Inc., and Sharon L. McCollam, former Chief Administrative and Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc, appointed to the Board, powerful February eleven, 2019.
Jones, fifty-one, who will serve on the Board’s Compensation Committee, has almost 30 years of govt management and top corporations within the retail, patron products, and generation industries. Before joining H&R Block in October 2017, Jones served as Uber’s first President from 2016 to 2017. Before Uber, Jones changed into Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Target Corporation from 2012 to 2016, wherein he served as a key member of the company’s executive leadership team.
He helped lead the business from a statistics breach in 2013 and released some tasks to drive traffic, logo affinity, and loyalty. Jones previously held senior leadership roles with The Coca-Cola Company, Gap, Inc., and the marketing enterprise Leo Burnett. He founded the enterprise’s subsidiary company, LB Works, which focused on generation answers. Before retiring from Best Buy, McCollam, 56, oversaw all aspects of world finance, IT, delivery chain, client care, and actual property for the agency from 2012 to 2016.
McCollam becomes extensively recognized as the co-pilot of Best Buy’s Renew Blue transformation, which has appeared by using the funding community as one of the fundamental omnichannel turnarounds within the retail region. Before Best Buy, McCollam served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating, and Chief Financial Officer for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. From 2006 to 2012. She was appointed to the Board of Williams-Sonoma in 2010.
McCollam served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. From 1996 to 2000. McCollam additionally serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Signet Jewelers, Ltd., Stitch Fix, Inc., and the privately held boards of PetSmart, Inc., Hallmark Cards, Inc., GetYourGuide AG, and Art.Com. At the Advance Board of Directors, McCollam will serve on the Audit Committee and be designated an Audit Committee Financial Expert.
“I’m overjoyed to welcome Jeff and Sharon to the Advance Auto Parts Board of Directors,” said Jeffrey C. Smith, Chair of the Board of Directors. “Technology and innovation remain critical regions of consciousness for Advance, and both Jeff and Sharon bring a wealth of experience in these areas to the Board. In unique, Jeff’s significant advertising and virtual experience leading pinnacle retail and era businesses and Sharon’s financial know-how and experience leading Best Buy’s fairly a hit omnichannel turnaround might be immensely useful as Advance maintains its transformation.”