Posted November 18, 2019

Genuine Parts Company names new EVP

Genuine Parts Company announced that William P. Stengel has been elected to the position of executive vice president and chief transformation officer.

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.

He 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 chief executive officer of HD Supply Facilities Maintenance. In addition, he served as chief operating officer 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.

"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," said Paul Donahue, chairman and chief executive officer of Genuine Parts Company.