Philadelphia, The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack announced the appointment of Michael Odell as its new executive VP and COO and Scott Webb as its new senior VP of merchandising and marketing. Both are expected to start their employment with Pep Boys by Sept. 17.
Odell most recently served as executive VP and general manager of Sears retail and specialty stores. He joined Sears in its finance department in 1994, where he served until he joined Sears' operations team in 1998. He also served as VP of stores for Sears Automotive Group.
Webb most recently served as VP of merchandising and customer satisfaction of AutoZone. He joined AutoZone in 1986 where he began his service in field management before transitioning, in 1992, to merchandising and hard-parts sourcing.