Sanders, who has served as the distributorship's vice president and treasurer since 1994, will assume her new duties effective immediately and continue in her role as treasurer.
Thomas E. Lankford, president and chief operating officer, said Sanders, 54, began her career at the distributorship in 1977 as a staff auditor in the operations review department. In 1982 she was named director of that department and in 1988 she was assigned the added responsibility of assistant controller. Sanders was promoted to her current position in 1994.
A native of Boerne, Texas, Sanders is a certified public accountant and a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, located in Nacogdoches, Texas, where she earned a Bachelor's of science degree in accounting in 1973.
She and her husband, Tom, reside in Houston with their daughter Caroline.