Lindsay Lehman, a three-year AutoZoner and VP of marketing, has been promoted to SVP of marketing.
AutoZone has promoted Tom Newbern to chief operating officer and Jamere Jackson to chief financial officer.
Domestic same-store sales for the fourth quarter, which ended Aug. 26, were up 1.7%.
Jenna Bedsole will join AutoZone as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, customer satisfaction.
Rising freight costs caused a decrease in gross margin for the quarter.
Since the inception of the repurchase program in 1998, AutoZone’s Board of Directors has authorized $33.7 billion in share repurchases.
Annual sales saw an increase of 11.1% from the prior year, while domestic same store sales were up 8.4%.
The parent company of Slime and Fix-a-Flat was recognized for its commitment to customer satisfaction.
The awards honor companies who provided exceptional performance and demonstrated a strong commitment to customer satisfaction during the past year.
Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased 2.6% for the quarter.