Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions - GPC HQ

Executive ATLANTA, Georgia


Position at Genuine Parts Company


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a GPC global M&A strategy to accelerate strategic priorities and create shareholder value
  • Build relationships with global executive leadership to understand and prioritize M&A transactions
  • Define and establish key GPC transaction metrics to prioritize deals and deliver shareholder value
  • Partner with business units to originate M&A opportunities and maintain actionable transaction pipeline
  • Partner to implement disciplined transaction valuation and financial evaluation processes
  • Lead and partner to negotiate key transaction documentation including NDA, LOI, purchase agreements, etc..
  • Lead and partner with business unit and HQ teammates to manage end-to-end due diligence processes
  • Lead and partner with business units to develop value creation/synergy and integration cost planning
  • Lead and partner with integration teams to deliver value creation/synergy and integration cost assumptions
  • Lead disciplined process to assess post-close financial and operational performance relative to assumptions
  • Lead disciplined end-to-end process to communicate transaction progress/status to GPC executive leadership
  • Partner with GPC executive leadership to analyze GPC portfolio optimization strategies
  • Lead and define GPC M&A capital allocation strategies to create shareholder value
  • Lead evaluation and prioritization of strategic investments including minority investments, JVs, alliances, etc..



  • 15+ years of experience in leading complex corporate M&A activities preferably within global organization
  • Master’s degree in business administration, finance, or related field
  • Proven ability to influence and communicate effectively at C-level and to the Board of Directors
  • Proven ability to influence and partner with others
  • Outstanding written, presentation and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of building and leading disciplined transaction and integration processes
  • Ability to work independently and in ambiguous situations
  • In-depth understanding of business modeling, corporate finance and business valuation
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively, domestically and globally

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.