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American Tire Distributors Names Bill Williams Chief Financial Officer

— Today, American Tire Distributors, Inc. (ATD) announced the hiring of Bill Williams as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Williams will report directly to Stuart Schuette, Chief Executive Officer of ATD.

"Bill brings a breadth financial expertise from a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, consumer products, automotive, and technology," said ATD CEO Stuart Schuette. "His leadership, transparency and candor are a welcome fit for the leadership team and for the Company."

Mr. Williams has served as a senior executive and strategic partner in finance, management consulting, and operations at Fortune 500 companies. His leadership experience spans global manufacturing, shared services, and distribution across various industries including pharmaceutical, consumer products, automotive, and technology. For the past ten years Mr. Williams served as CFO Engagement Partner at Tatum, Randstad Holdings, NV, a leading global human resource and executive services consulting firm, including serving as ATD's interim financial executive advisor since September 2016. During his career, Mr. Williams has served in financial executive and advisory roles at multiple companies including IBM, Martin Brower LLC, AlliedSignal, Steelcase, Kraft Foods, and financial and shareholder value consultancy Stern Stewart & Co. Mr. Williams earned his MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth Graduate School Of Business with a specialization in Finance, has a BS degree in accounting and CPA from Northern Illinois University, and earned a JD from DePaul University.

About ATD: American Tire Distributors, Inc. is one of the largest independent suppliers of tires to the replacement tire market. The Company operates more than 140 distribution centers, serving approximately 70,000 customers across the North America. The Company offers an unsurpassed breadth and depth of inventory, frequent delivery and value-added services to customers in the tire and automotive industry. Headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, American Tire Distributors, Inc., and its affiliates, employ more than 5000 employees across the United States and Canada.

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About American Tire Distributors

American Tire Distributors is one of the largest independent suppliers of tires to the replacement tire market. It operates over 140 distribution centers, including 25 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.