Thomas C. Gallagher will exit the Genuine Parts Company after 47 years. The company announced that the executive chairman recently informed the board of directors that he will retire as of June 30.
He will continue to serve as non-executive chairman of the board following his retirement, the company said in an news release.
President and chief executive officer of Genuine Parts Company Paul Donahue thanked Gallagher for his years of dedicated service. “Tom positively influenced every aspect of the organization during his exceptional career, and his leadership as president from 1990 to January 2012 and CEO from 2004 to May 2016 guided our significant growth over this period. We are forever grateful for his many contributions to the company and we wish him the very best for the future.”