David McCartney has been named president of Carquest U.S., reporting directly to Temple Sloan, III, the president and CEO of General Parts International, Inc.
“David has over 20 years of experience and leadership in the automotive aftermarket, which makes him a perfect match for this position,” said Sloan III. “In his many years with the Company, David has gained broad knowledge and expertise in all aspects of the business.”
McCartney was most recently executive vice president and chief information officer for GPI Technologies. Prior to then, he served as senior vice president, supply chain and logistics. Other positions held include divisional vice president, central region; divisional vice president, western region; and senior vice president of DC operations.
McCartney took leadership over several DCs acquired by GPI. He was responsible for many mergers and acquisitions, as well as startups for DC operations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Todd Bolon, senior vice president of GPI Technologies will lead the technologies organization and report directly to McCartney. Bolon joined GPI in May, 2011 from LabCorp in Burlington, N.C., where he held multiple vice president positions in the Information Technology (IT) group.
Carquest Auto Parts has more than 3,000 locations throughout North America.