Genuine Parts Company Announces Officer Changes

               Genuine Parts Company Announces Officer Changes

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2012

ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC),
announced today three corporate officer changes, effective immediately. Lisa
K. Hamilton was named Vice President of Benefits and Communications, David A.
Haskett was named Vice President and Corporate Controller and Napoleon B.
Rutledge was named Vice President and Assistant Treasurer.

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Previously, Ms. Hamilton was Senior Director of Benefits and Communications
and has served the Company for 16 years. Mr. Haskett was previously Assistant
Vice President and Corporate Controller and has been with the Company for 25
years. Mr. Rutledge most recently served as Assistant Vice President of
Internal Audit and has been at Genuine Parts for 12 years.

Tom Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of Genuine Parts Company, commented, "All
three of these individuals are well deserving of their expanded leadership
roles in the organization. Lisa is a highly valued member of our Human
Resources group and, likewise, David and Napoleon are key leaders within our
Finance team. We look forward to the future contributions of these three
talented officers."

About Genuine Parts Company

Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the
U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company also distributes industrial replacement
parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico through its Motion Industries
subsidiary. S. P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes
business products nationwide in the U.S. and in Canada. The
Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic
components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company had
2011 revenues of $12.5 billion.

SOURCE Genuine Parts Company

Website: http://www.genpt.com
Contact: Jerry W. Nix, Vice Chairman and CFO, +1-770-612-2048, Sidney G.
Jones, Vice President-Investor Relations, +1-770-818-4628
 
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