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Pep Boys get news ops and marketing heads


PHILADELPHIA The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack announced the appointment Michael Odell as its new evp and coo and Scott Webb as its new senior vp of merchandising and marketing. Both of these executives are expected to start their employment with Pep Boys by Sept. 17.

Odell most recently served as evp and general manager of Sears retail and specialty Stores, a $27 billion division of Sears Holdings. He joined Sears in its finance department in 1994 where he served until he joined Sears' operations team in 1998. There he served in various executive operations positions of increasing seniority, including 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.

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