Delphi Product & Service Solutions has announced t that Craig Barnes will join Delphi as vice president of the global independent aftermarket.
The appointment is effective July 1, 2012. Barnes was the former senior vice president of merchandising, pricing, global sourcing, marketing, and inventory & demand planning at Carquest.
“Delphi is pleased to welcome Craig into our organization. His extensive background in both traditional and retail aftermarket channels will bring a unique perspective to our organization that will further support our presence and growth plans in a fast changing marketplace,” said Lúcia Veiga Moretti, president, Delphi Product & Service Solutions.
Barnes will be responsible for growing the global independent aftermarket business with a strong focus on the customer with regard to all aspects of the business including parts, diagnostics and service solutions.
Prior to joining Carquest in 2009, Craig served as vice president of merchandising for brake systems, undercar, global sourcing and quality for AutoZone, Inc. During his more than 20 year career at AutoZone, Craig progressed from counter sales to vice president. He served as a store manager, transportation manager, category manager, and director of merchandising, prior to his appointment as vice president in 2004.