LKQ Corporation (LKQ) announced it has appointed Patrick Berard to its board of directors effective yesterday, as part of the board’s ongoing refreshment process. Berard is the CEO of Paris-based Rexel Group.
LKQ also announced that A. Clinton Allen and William M. Webster, IV have decided to retire from the board when their terms expire in connection with the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting.
“Over the past 14 months, LKQ has added four new directors to the board who together bring important skills related to distribution and logistics, automotive technology, international markets, corporate governance and finance. The board and I are confident that the addition of Patrick will strengthen our governance profile and enhance oversight of our efforts to integrate and transform our European business while driving margin improvement across our operations in North America and Europe,” said Joseph Holsten, LKQ chairman.