MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), today announced that Jenna Bedsole will join the Company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Customer Satisfaction.
Jenna will come to AutoZone from Baker Donelson where she served as managing shareholder of the law firm’s Birmingham office. With over 25 years of legal experience, she has successfully represented large employers and public companies in a broad range of employment, policy, and regulatory matters. Jenna has earned several professional honors and distinctions throughout her legal career and is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated attorney.
Jenna will be a member of the Company’s Executive Committee and report to Bill Rhodes, Chairman, President and CEO, Customer Satisfaction. “Jenna is a proven leader, accomplished professional, and an exceptional attorney. Her highly skilled legal expertise, solution-oriented approach, and past experiences will serve our customers, AutoZoners, and company well for many years to come. It is a pleasure to welcome Jenna to our Executive Committee,” said Rhodes.
As of February 13, 2023, the Company had 6,226 stores in the U.S., 707 in Mexico and 81 in Brazil for a total store count of 7,014.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the Americas. 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. We also have commercial programs in the majority of our stores in Mexico and Brazil. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand automotive diagnostic, repair and shop management software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products through www.autozone.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. We also provide product information on our Duralast branded products through www.duralastparts.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.
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