History and Values

Chris Garner

EVP, Independent Aftermarket
Sales & Services

Chris Garner is BBB’s executive vice president of Independent Aftermarket Sales and Services, reporting to CEO Duncan Gillis.


Chris oversees all commercial activity for the Independent Aftermarket, Category Management, Customer Marketing and Catalog divisions.


Chris joined BBB in 2006 following the acquisition of Garner Automotive Products. Prior to joining BBB, Chris held several commercial management roles supporting both the traditional and retail channels in the automotive aftermarket. At the time of the acquisition, he led the senior management team as president of the family-owned company.

Chris has over 30 years of automotive aftermarket experience. During his time with BBB, he has held various regional commercial VP roles leading the company's commercial growth initiatives and customer relationship development.


Chris attended the University of Memphis where he studied Business.


Chris resides in Memphis, Tennessee. He enjoys spending time with his family and fueling his outdoor passion with hunting, wildlife management, and golf in his downtime.