American Tire Distributors is one of the largest independent suppliers of tires to the replacement tire market. It operates over 140 distribution centers, including 27 distribution centers in Canada, serving approximately 70,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada. The company offers an unsurpassed breadth and depth of inventory, frequent delivery and value-added services to tire and automotive service customers.
American Tire Distributors employs approximately 4000 employees across its distribution center network, including approximately 200 employees in Canada.
David Dickey joined American Tire Distributors as the Chief Supply Chain Officer in June, 2016. He and his team focus on leveraging the operational infrastructure to have the right products in the right places at the right time to meet the customer's needs. The Supply Chain team is responsible for the flow of product from vendors to customers and the operational execution of the product flow in an efficient manner.
Prior to joining ATD, David served as Senior Operations Advisor for TPG Capital. His previous experience also includes serving as Executive Vice President and Group President as well as Chief Functional and Services Officer for Chemtura Corporation. Prior to that, David spent several years with United Technologies Corporation where his last position was serving as General Manager for Carrier global air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration division, at Carrier's East Texas operations.
David has a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in management from Purdue University. He also completed the UTC executive and senior executive management programs at the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.