William C. Rhodes III is President and Chief Executive Officer of AutoZone, Inc., a Fortune 300 company. He was named to those positions on March 13, 2005, following more than 12 years with the company where he served in a variety of executive-level roles. According to annual proxy filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, his 2005 compensation from AutoZone totaled over US $8.5M.
While CEO of AutoZone in 2009, William C. Rhodes III earned a total compensation of $3,052,765, which included a base salary of $752,385, a cash bonus of $1,017,977, stocks granted of $21,270, options granted of $1,138,717, and other compensation totaling $122,416.
AutoZone is an American store and is the second-largest retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories in the United States, Founded in 1979, AutoZone has over 5,200 stores across the United States, Mexico, and Brazil. The company is based in Memphis, Tennessee.