AZO names HR head

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With a store based approaching 5,000 units, AutoZone on Monday elevated its human resources efforts.

AutoZone named Michael Womack SVP of human resources and customer satisfaction and the newest member of its executive committee, reporting to company chairman, president and CEO Bill Rhodes.

“We are excited to have Mike join AutoZone and believe he will be a terrific addition to our company,” Rhodes said. “Mike's background and expertise in human resources and employment law will provide valuable depth to our management team.”

Womack previously served as VP of human resources at Cintas Corp., and prior to nine years with Cintas he was a partner with the law firm Littler Mendelson. He holds a law degree from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University.

He joins AutoZone as the retailer continues to enjoy a leadership position within the automotive parts and accessories channel. The company currently operates 4,613 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico as well as 297 stores in Mexico.