Chairman, President & CEO Genuine Parts Company – Atlanta, Georgia
Tom Gallagher joined GPC as a management trainee in 1970. He has been President of Genuine Parts Company since 1990, Chief Executive Officer since August 2004 and Chairman of the Board since February 2005. Mr. Gallagher served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company from 1990 until August 2004. Mr. Gallagher is a director of Oxford Industries, Inc.; STI Classic Funds; NAPA; The Shepherd Center in Atlanta, which specializes in the medical and rehabilitative treatment of people with spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions; and is on the board of trustees at The Lovett School, an independent, nonprofit, college-preparatory day school in Atlanta.