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Completed Engagement – XL Parts – Chief Financial Officer

XL Parts Houston-based direct-to-the-technician automotive parts supplier. The company today serves the independent service professional market in the Houston, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Louisiana, San Antonio, and South Texas areas. They are the fastest growing automotive parts distributor in the South-Central United States, serving more than 20,000 automotive maintenance and repair businesses. XL Parts began in 2001 with eleven locations in the Houston market. Today, the Company is poised to open its 100th store. They currently receive about 18,000 calls into their call centers and make over 15,000 deliveries per day. XL Parts continues to build new stores, make acquisitions, and open green field markets.

Adam Greer has joined the Houston XL Parts team as Chief Financial Officer. Adam brings a diverse background with experiences such as Vice President, Commercial Excellence, Head of Finance, North America (Vice President), Head of Global Services (Vice President), Program Manager and Vice President, Projects. He spent over a decade with Aker Solutions and most recently with NCI Building Systems, working both internationally and locally.

Adam was added to the team because he is a strategically minded finance professional with commercial, customer facing and general management prowess. He has experience delivering excellence in financial areas as well as adding significant value to the organization by lending strategic thought and commercial acumen to the leadership team. Adam will coach, mentor and raise the financial acumen of the team. Due to the rapid growth trajectory, he will also be assisting Marubeni with business development opportunities in the new wave of automotive technologies.

The search was completed by Kelly Thomas, Partner; Rob Walker, Senior Executive Recruiter and managed by Melynda McConnell, Vice President of Operations.


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