Grant NelsonVP, Strategic Financial Analytics
Genuine Parts Company
Grant has been with Genuine Parts Company for over 21 years. His career began as an Executive Management Trainee prior to joining the GPC/Automotive Parts Group Headquarters team. Since arriving at GPC Grant has held various positions in Operations, Classification, Product, Real Estate, Heavy Vehicle, Store Operations and Strategic Financial Analytics (SFA).
Most recently, Grant built the Information Center of Excellence for the US APG which now serves over 1,700 employees with data and information needs. Working closely with IT, Grant also leads the US APG’s data governance efforts and actively consults on various broader IT projects. Given his close proximity to data and information, Grant also works with GPC’s and APG’s top executives to set the strategic direction for the company and monitor progress towards these goals.