Genuine Parts Company announced recently that its board of directors has elected William P. Stengel II (“Will”) to the position of executive VP and chief transformation officer. In this key leadership role, Stengel has responsibility for the effective management of GPC’s short- and long-term transformation including strategic growth, operating efficiency and cost-saving initiatives across the organization.
Stengel joins Genuine Parts Company after spending more than a decade serving in various leadership roles at HD Supply. Most recently, Stengel served as president and CEO of HD Supply Facilities Maintenance. In addition, Stengel served as COO and chief commercial officer at HD Supply Facilities Maintenance and held executive management positions in strategic business development and other corporate functions at HD Supply. Prior to HD Supply, Stengel worked in the strategic business development group at the Home Depot and in various investment banking roles.
Paul Donahue, chairman and CEO of Genuine Parts Company, stated, “We are excited to welcome Will to Genuine Parts Company. His diverse relevant expertise, leadership skills, operating discipline and proven record of successful execution make him an excellent choice to lead our transformation initiatives. We look forward to Will’s contributions to the company.”