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AutoZone Senior VP of Stores Jim Griffith to retire

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 09:00
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AutoZone announced that Jim Griffith, Senior Vice President, Store Operations, Customer Satisfaction has decided to retire from AutoZone early next year. 

Griffith joined AutoZone in 1987 as a part timer and has held several positions in Store Operations, including Store Manager, District Manager, Regional Manager and Vice President of Stores.  Griffith spent seven years leading the Store Development team and since 2015, he has successfully led the Store Operations team as the Senior Vice President.

“I would like to thank Jim for his many contributions to our organization over the last thirty years,” said Bill Rhodes, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “While we will certainly miss Jim and his contributions, he has developed strong leaders who are prepared to lead this organization to continued success well into the future. We wish Jim and his wife, Becky, all the best in retirement and their future endeavors.”

"It's been a fantastic experience over the past thirty years,” said Griffith. “AutoZone is truly a unique and incredible organization driven by our strong culture, exceptional leadership and the dedication and passion of AutoZoners who put customers first every day.  I'm extremely proud of the results we've delivered and the progress we've made. I know the team is well-positioned for continued success in the future.”

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