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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 29, 2016
ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5008 Airport Road, Roanoke, Virginia
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (540) 362-4911
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 29, 2016, Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (the Company) announced that it has mutually agreed with George E. Sherman, President, that he will step down as President of the Company, effective August 13, 2016. Mr. Sherman will continue to be employed by the Company to assist with an orderly transition of his responsibilities through the end of the year.
Effective with the termination of his employment at the end of fiscal year 2016, Mr. Sherman will receive severance benefits consistent with the provisions regarding separation from employment without cause contained in his employment agreement with the Company, dated as of April 29, 2013, as subsequently amended, and described in the Company’s 2016 Proxy Statement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, INC.
Date: August 2, 2016
/s/ Michael A. Norona
Michael A. Norona
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
* Print name and title of the signing officer under his signature.