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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 11, 2019
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 (d)     On February 11, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (“Advance”) increased the number of directors on the Board from 10 to 12 and appointed Jeffrey J. Jones II and Sharon L. McCollam to serve as directors of the Company. Mr. Jones has also been appointed as a member of the Compensation Committee of the Board and Ms. McCollam has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. In connection with their service as non-employee directors, Mr. Jones and Ms. McCollam will receive compensation in accordance with the Company’s compensation practices for non-employee directors described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2018, under the caption “Director Compensation.”

In connection with the appointment of Mr. Jones and Ms. McCollam as a directors, effective as of February 11, 2019, the Board’s Committees were reorganized and reconstituted as follows:

Audit Committee
Brad W. Buss, Chair
Adriana Karaboutis
Sharon L. McCollam

Compensation Committee
John F. Bergstrom, Chair
Eugene I. Lee, Jr.
Jeffrey J. Jones II

Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
John F. Ferraro, Chair
Fiona P. Dias
Douglas A. Pertz
Nigel Travis
Mr. Buss and Ms. McCollam have been designated as Audit Committee Financial Experts.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On February 13, 2019, the Company issued a press release which contained the announcement of the appointment of Jeffrey J. Jones II and Sharon L. McCollam as directors of the Company. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit Number
Description of Exhibit

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: February 13, 2019
/s/ Jeffrey W. Shepherd
Jeffrey W. Shepherd
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer