Thomas Gallagher, chairman, president and CEO of Genuine Parts Co.
(GPC), has announced the election of Robert “Robin” Loudermilk Jr., as
a new director of the company. Loudermilk is currently president and
CEO of Aarons Inc. Aarons Inc., a NYSE company, is the nation’s leader
in sales and lease ownership, including specialty retailing of office
furniture, home furnishings, appliances and electronics.
has held the position of president and chief operating officer at
Aaron’s for 13 years and has been CEO for two years. Loudermilk has
served as a director of the company since 1983.
Loudermilk is a successful executive with a wealth of business
experience and knowledge,” Gallagher said. “We are fortunate to have
him joining our board and we look forward to his contributions in the
other news, GPC’s board of directors has declared a regular quarterly
cash dividend of 41 cents per share on the company’s common stock. The
dividend is payable Oct. 1 to shareholders of record Sept. 10.