Dollar Tree Appoints Jeffrey Naylor to Its Board of Directors
CHESAPEAKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America's leading operator of
discount variety stores, announced today that Jeffrey Naylor has been
appointed as a new independent director to the Company's board.
Mr. Naylor, age 59, is an accomplished executive leader with significant
experience in the retail and consumer products industries. Prior to his
retirement in 2014, Mr. Naylor served as a senior executive with The TJX
Companies, Inc. ("TJX"). He joined the organization in 2004 as Senior
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and later took on
additional responsibilities for Information Technology, Legal, Strategic
Planning and Business Development as its Chief Administrative Officer.
Prior to joining TJX, Mr. Naylor served as Chief Financial Officer of
Big Lots, Inc. and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative
Officer of Dade Behring, Inc. Mr. Naylor currently serves on the Boards
of Directors of the following publicly-traded companies: Wayfair Inc.
(W), Synchrony Financial (SYF), and Emerald Expositions (EEX).
"I am delighted to announce the addition of Jeff to Dollar Tree's board
of directors," stated Bob Sasser, Executive Chairman. "With the
combination of our complementary brands - Dollar Tree and Family Dollar
- we have an unparalleled opportunity in Value Retail to serve more
customers in all markets as we continue to grow. Jeff's extensive
experience in executive leadership roles with successful growth
retailers will be a welcomed addition to our board."
"I am pleased to have the opportunity to join the Dollar Tree board,"
said Naylor. "Dollar Tree is one of retail's most successful growth
stories - growing from five stores to a chain of nearly 15,000 stores
across North America. The Company has accomplished great success through
its clear focus on the customer, while managing its business with
discipline and solid execution. I am eager to contribute to the board
and to the Company's continued success."
About Dollar Tree, Inc.
Dollar Tree, a Fortune 200 Company, now operates more than 14,800 stores
across 48 states and five Canadian provinces. Stores operate under the
brands of Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Canada. To learn
more about the Company, visit www.DollarTree.com.
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