Dollar General Promotes Leaders
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN - Seven is the lucky number behind Dollar General’s (DG) latest leadership strategy. The discount grocer recently announced the appointment of new leadership roles and the promotion of several officers across its Store Support Center and Field teams.
Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Chad Fox will be tasked with strengthening the voice of the customer, generating increased traffic, and improving customer engagement. With DG’s digital team under his purview, he will also spearhead the newly evolved DG Media Network.
Aaron Carlisle has been promoted to Vice President, Asset Protection – Retail, where he will lead the field asset protection operations team. Carlisle joined DG in 2013 as a Regional Director after spending 18 years in corporate and field retail operations in the grocery industry.
Amelia Kennedy has also been promoted, being named Vice President, Asset Protection – Store Support Center. Kennedy will be responsible for DG and pOpshelf’s asset protection and inventory optimization strategies, and will also lead the compliance team, as well as the newly created Center of Excellence.
Stepping in to lead the inventory teams for the consumables business, Smriti Maheshwari joined Dollar General as Vice President, Inventory and Demand Management. According to a press release, Maheshwari has more than 22 years of experience in retail including merchandising, supply chain, and store design.
Three new Division Vice Presidents have also been appointed.
These newly promoted experts will be responsible for overseeing store operations across several different divisions.
Tim Bartlett has been promoted to Division VP, Store Operations, responsible for stores from Oklahoma to California. Bartlett joined DG in 2016 as a District Manager, leading the chain’s market stores before being promoted to Regional Director.
Julie Martin will be responsible for regions in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi in her Division VP, Store Operations role. She joined DG in 2020 as a Regional Director and most recently served as Senior Director of Sales.
Last but not least, Mark Person has taken on the same title, responsible for regions in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York. Person joined DG in 2016 as a District Manager, most recently serving as Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
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