Adriana Karaboutis to join Advance Auto board
Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts Inc. has named Adriana “Andi” Karaboutis to its board of directors.
Karaboutis is executive vice president, technology and business solutions, at Biogen Idec, a biotechnology company based in
Cambridge, Mass. Her board appointment will take effect on Feb. 10.
Karaboutis joined Biogen Idec in September. She previously was vice president and global chief information officer at Dell Inc.
Before joining Dell in 2010, she spent more than 20 years at General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. in various IT and business operations leadership positions.
Advance Auto is the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, operating stores in 49 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Canada. The company has about 75,000 employees.