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.
Stuart Schuette is the Chief Executive Officer of American Tire Distributors, Inc. and has served in this role since January 2016. Prior to joining American Tire Distributors, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of US Foods, the second largest foodservice distribution company in America with over $23 billion in annual revenue and approximately 24,000 employees.
In his role as Chief Operating Officer of US Foods, Stuart oversaw the operational and administrative functions across over 60 locations servicing more than 250,000 customers nationwide. During Stuart's 20-year career at US Foods, he held a variety of executive Sales, Finance, and Operations positions and, was critically involved in the transformation of the US Foods brand, sales and functional organization.
Prior to joining US Foods, Stuart was an executive at Martin Brower, a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, LLC, and the world's largest distributor of products to more than 8,400 McDonald's restaurants.
Stuart holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business administration from Illinois State University.