AutoZone Elects New Board Member
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO)
today announced the election of Linda A. Goodspeed to the AutoZone Board of
Directors. Ms. Goodspeed is senior vice president and chief information
officer (CIO) of The ServiceMaster Company, a position she has held since
2011."Linda's extensive background in information technology and the
automotive industry will complement and enhance the collective skills of our
Board," said Bill Rhodes, Chairman, President & CEO. "We are fortunate to have
her as a new Board member."
Prior to joining The ServiceMaster Company, Ms. Goodspeed was vice president
of information systems for Nissan North America, Inc.
As of November 17, 2012, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals
and accessories through 4,703 AutoZone stores in 49 U.S. states plus the
District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 325 stores in Mexico and one store in
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive
replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each store carries an
extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light
trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance
items, accessories, and non-automotive products.Many stores also have a
commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery
of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages,
dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. AutoZone also sells the
ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com.
Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories,
non-automotive products and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product through
www.autozone.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through
www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair
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