Ray, Carlos A. Saladrigas, O. Temple Sloan, III and Jimmie L. Wade for election as directors. All of the nominees are current members of our Board. Each nominee has consented to being named in this Proxy Statement as a nominee and has agreed to serve as a director if elected. None of the nominees to our Board has any family relationship with any other nominee or with any of our executive officers. In the normal course of its deliberations, our Board may decide at a later time to add one or more directors who possess skills and experience that may be beneficial to our Board and our Company.
O. Temple Sloan, III(3)
Mr. Sloan, Director and President of General Parts International, Inc. ("GPI"), became a member of our Board on January 2, 2014.
Prior to our acquisition of GPI, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GPI from 2008 to January 2, 2014 and as President of GPI from 2001 to 2008.
has over 30 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket.
He currently serves as a director of Car Care Council and a member of a Wells Fargo Bank Regional Advisory Board.
Mr. Sloan is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Northwood University.
extensive experience in the automotive aftermarket industry is an invaluable asset to the Company.
has particular expertise in the Commercial business, which is a key focus of the Company, and will assist the Company in the integration of GPI.
experience in acquisitions and the subsequent integration of businesses equips him to serve a key role in our future success and in the Board's analysis of steps to achieve the full integration of GPI