Advance Auto Parts has appointed Jason McDonell, who the supplier says will join the company as EVP and CMO, effective 29 July.

In the role, McDonell will be responsible for all marketing activities across the Advance family of brands, including Advance, Carquest, Worldpac and Autopart International.

McDonell joins Advance from PepsiCo where he most recently served as Canada president and general manager for PepsiCo Foods. In the role, he was responsible for all aspects of the company's Canadian Frito-Lay and Quaker businesses.

During his more than 20-year PepsiCo career, Jason served in a number of leadership positions, including numerous roles leading marketing teams and functions across North America.

"Jason has tremendous experience and deep functional expertise in digital and brand marketing and I am confident he will leverage this experience to increase the awareness and regard of our brands in the marketplace," said Advance Auto Parts president and CEO, Tom Greco.

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