Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), Atlanta, a distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts, announced the current president of U.S. Automotive Group, Kevin Herron, will retire effective July 1, 2023. Herron worked for 34 years at Genuine Parts Company.
“Kevin has been an invaluable asset to GPC throughout his 34 years of dedicated service to the company, including the last five years as President of USAG,” said Paul Donahue, CEO. “He embodies GPC’s values.”
The company also announced the promotion of Randy Breaux from the President of Motion to the new role of Group President of GPC North America. He will oversee North America’s automotive and industrial businesses. Breaux joined Motion in 2011.
“We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Randy to the new role of Group President, GPC North America,” said Mr. Donahue. “He has consistently demonstrated an ability to lead high-performing teams and deliver outstanding results. Randy’s leadership and relevant expertise make him the ideal candidate for this role.”