Lumber Liquidators has announced the election of Jimmie Wade as a Class III director, effective Sept. 1, 2011. Wade fills the opening on the board of directors left by Richard Tadler.
Wade is president of Advance Auto Parts, where he is responsible for store operations and Do-it-Yourself and Commercial businesses. Prior to that, he served as an EVP, accelerating the growth of Advance's Commercial business. Before working at Advance, Wade worked for S.H. Heironimus, a regional department store, as VP finance and operations.
"We are excited and pleased to welcome Jim to our board of directors. We look forward to drawing on the knowledge and skills that he has developed through his years as a business leader,” said Jeffrey Griffiths, Lumber Liquidators CEO. “We believe his broad and extensive experience with a growing retail company will be an asset to our board as the company continues to expand its operations."