PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. — Mighty Distributing System of America has hired Sean Milligan, an executive with Genuine Parts Co. (GPC) for the past 21 years, as vice president of operations, a new position.
In his role at Mighty, Mr. Milligan will serve on the executive management team and be involved in product operations, product management and vendor relations, Mighty said, as well as provide oversight to deliver on strategic engagements and product deliverables, ensuring the product team delivers against its commitments with the highest quality in a timely manner.
Mighty President Josh D'Agostino said, "We are certain his experience, expertise and cultural fit with our company will contribute greatly to our efforts."
During this time with Genuine Parts Company (GPC), Mr. Milligan started in the executive management trainee program before moving into distribution center operations and sales management. For the last 10 years, he worked at GPC's Balkamp auto supply business unit as a product manager and senior director of category management.
"I'm happy to have this opportunity with Mighty Auto Parts and look forward to contributing to the company's growth," Mr. Milligan said. "The Mighty business model is unique, and I really like the stocking program. But what really stands out is the Mighty culture and its people. It's very family oriented and I'm excited to be part of the 'family.'"
Peachtree Corners-based Mighty Distributing System is the franchisor of the Mighty Auto Parts business. It supports 100 franchised distributors in 44 U.S. states and five international markets.