Darren R. Jackson

Born in 1964, Darren R. Jackson is the CEO of Advance Auto Parts. He first served as CEO for this company from January 7, 2008 until January 2009, and then was re-seated as the CEO on January 1, 2012. Jackson has been in the retailing trade for 14 years, served as Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Co Inc from April 2001 until September 2007.

Mr. Jackson was executive vice president of Best Buy’s customer Operating Groups in 2007; EVP of finance and CFO of Best Buy from 2001 to 2007; and was the CFO at Carson Pirie Scott & Company. Mr. Jackson became a member of the board of Advance Auto Parts in 2004, where he is today.

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