ANKENY, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASY), the third-largest convenience retailer and fifth-largest pizza restaurant chain in the United States, today announced the appointment of Sri Donthi to its Board of administration, increasing the number of administrators from ten to eleven. Mr. Donthi has over 25 years of experience leading information technology teams in the retail, consumer products and technology industries.
“We are delighted to welcome Sri to the Casey’s Board of Directors, as he adds significant technology experience to the current capabilities of our Board of Directors. His expertise in leading organizations to deliver business value through the innovative use of technology will benefit Casey’s and his team members, guests and shareholders,” said Lynn Horak, Chair of Casey’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Donthi is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a North American automotive parts supplier, and has served in this role since 2018. He is responsible for the entire Advance IT organization. , technology platforms and related strategic initiatives.
Prior to Advance, Mr. Donthi worked at PepsiCo, Inc. for 14 years and held several leadership positions, most recently as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Frito-Lay North America and Global e-Commerce. , where his team led an extensive transformation effort to digitize many aspects of their core business. He also served as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Asia, Middle East and North Africa and Global E-Commerce, where he was responsible for all IT-related services. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. Donthi spent 10 years at Motorola in various IT leadership positions.
Mr. Donthi holds an MBA in Business Administration and Management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Masters in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
“We are delighted to add Sri to the Casey’s Board of Directors with his extensive experience leading teams to advance the integration and evolution of technology in consumer-focused companies like Casey’s. His expertise will bring valuable insight to help Casey’s continue to accelerate our information technology evolution and digital transformation, contributing to our growth and success,” said Darren Rebelez, President and Chief management of Casey’s.
Casey’s is a Fortune 500 company (Nasdaq: CASY) that operates more than 2,400 convenience stores. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the third largest convenience store retailer and the fifth largest pizza restaurant chain in the United States. Casey’s provides freshly prepared food, quality fuel and friendly service at its locations. You can enjoy pizzas, donuts and a wide selection of drinks and snacks. Learn more and order online at www.caseys.com or in the mobile app.