AutoZone Inc. has announced that Larry Roesel, senior vice president — commercial, customer satisfaction has made the decision to retire from AutoZone later this fall. Roesel joined AutoZone in 2007 and has been a key contributor in designing and building the commercial business at the company. Under Roesel’s leadership, AutoZone’s commercial business has grown from $700 million to $1.8 billion.
“I would like to thank Larry for his many contributions to our organization over the past eight years,” said Bill Rhodes, chairman, president and CEO. “While we will certainly miss Larry and his contributions, he has developed strong leaders who are prepared to lead this organization to continued success well into the future. We wish Larry and his wife, Beverly, all the best in retirement.”
“It’s been a fantastic experience over the past eight and a half years,” said Roesel. “AutoZone is truly a unique and incredible organization driven by our strong ‘Customers First’ culture, exceptional leadership and the dedication and passion our 80,000 AutoZoners demonstrate every day. I’m extremely proud of the results we’ve delivered and the progress we’ve made with our commercial business. I wish the team continued success for many years to come.”