Interstate Batteries Senior Vice President Walt Holmes is adding the title of senior vice president for distributor operations and innovation team.

Holmes currently serves as senior vice president of Interstate’s independently-owned territories and Interstate’s PowerCare Division featuring critical and motive solutions.  With Scott Miller moving to the president and CEO role, Holmes is taking on additional responsibilities.

Holmes started with Interstate in 1995 as associate general counsel after working for outside law firms following his graduation from Baylor University Law School in 1990.  The company named Holmes general counsel in 1997, and since that time he has served in a variety of roles, including vice president of human resources and vice president of Interstate’s PowerCare division.

Holmes is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas General Counsel Forum. He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degree from Baylor Law School.