CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Nov. 7, 2016) American Tire Distributors Inc. today announced the hiring of Joyce Vonada as the company’s new chief information officer. Ms. Vonada will report directly to ATD CEO Stuart Schuette.
“Joyce is a seasoned IT professional with the right combination of experience and leadership to drive our digital program to better engage our customers and stakeholders,” said Mr. Schuette. “Through her guidance, we can leverage new technologies to support our transformational change and deliver a better customer and employee experience.”
Ms. Vonada brings a breadth of IT retail experience to this leadership role at ATD. After starting her career as a consultant she held senior management roles with AutoNation and also served as senior vice president of information technology and business solutions at Lowe’s, where she led a team of more than 2,500 IT professionals and contractors.
Most recently, Ms. Vonada served as CIO for Eden’s Corp. based in Columbia, South Carolina. In that role she leveraged online and social media capabilities in a digital transformation designed to enrich the customer shopping experience and connect centers, retailers and the community in a unique and sophisticated way. Ms. Vonada is a graduate of the University of Miami.
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 5,000 people across the United States and Canada.
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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.