Dollar Tree Appoints Jonathan Leiken as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary; Rick Dreiling Details
CHESAPEAKE, VA - A new Chief joined Dollar Tree recently. Jonathan Leiken has entered the retailer’s executive leadership team, taking on the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary.
“I’m delighted to join Dollar Tree’s talented group of senior executives and legal professionals, and look forward to serving the company and its stakeholders as the organization continues on its business transformation journey,” Leiken commented.
Leiken brings more than 20 years of legal experience to the role. He most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary of Diebold Nixdorf. Prior to that, Leiken was a partner at global law firm Jones Day and an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (Criminal Division).
As noted in the release, Leiken holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Brandeis University. Among many civic endeavors, Leiken is the President of The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and teaches as an adjunct professor of law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
“I am pleased to welcome Jon to the Dollar Tree executive leadership team,” said Rick Dreiling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree. “Jon is a seasoned attorney and business leader with proven expertise across a number of industries, including the retail and financial sectors. His credentials ranging from corporate governance and law to regulatory compliance and commercial litigation make him uniquely suited for this role.”
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