Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) announced today that Kristy G. Whitehurst was appointed vice president of Employee Benefits.
Whitehurst has served the company for 14 years, most recently serving as senior director for Retirement, Disability and Rewards for the past four years. In her expanded role, Whitehurst will lead GPC’s comprehensive employee benefits programs and drive GPC’s long-term benefits strategy.
Will Stengel, president, commented, “Kristy is an expert in the field of employee benefits and well deserving of her new and expanded role. Her experience further strengthens our leadership team, and we look forward to Kristy’s future contributions to GPC.”
GPC also announced today that its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of eighty-one and one-half cents ($0.815) per share on the company’s common stock.
The dividend is payable Oct. 1, 2021 to shareholders of record Sept. 3, 2021.