Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Director
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FND) announced today that William T. Giles, former Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), has been appointed to Floor & Decor’s Board of Directors and as Chairperson of its Audit Committee, effective April 15, 2021.
Tom Taylor, CEO of Floor & Decor, said, “We are very excited to welcome Bill to our Board. He has a track record of successfully managing high-growth at a leading specialty retailer for many years, and we look forward to his contributions as we continue to execute our long-term strategic growth plan.”
About William T. Giles
Mr. Giles served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President—Finance, Information Technology and Store Development, Customer Satisfaction for AutoZone from 2007 to 2020. He joined AutoZone in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Finance. AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the Americas. From 1991 to May 2006, he held several positions with Linens N’ Things, Inc., a retailer of home textiles, housewares and decorative home accessories, most recently as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to 1991, he was with Melville, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Giles currently serves on the Board of Directors for Brinker International and Youth Villages. He is also a member of the Alfred University Board of Trustees. Mr. Giles received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management from Alfred University.
About Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc.
Floor & Decor is a multi-channel specialty retailer operating 133 warehouse-format stores and two design centers across 31 states at the end of fiscal 2020. The Company offers a broad assortment of in-stock hard-surface flooring, including tile, wood, laminate/luxury vinyl plank, and natural stone along with decorative and installation accessories, at everyday low prices. The Company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Released April 8, 2021