Mr. Sasser became the Executive Chairman of the Board on September 18, 2017. He was the Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to September 2017 and previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004 to 2013. He was Dollar Tree's President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001 to 2003 and Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2000. Previously, from 1997 to 1999, he served as Senior Vice President, Merchandise and Marketing of Roses Stores, Inc. From 1994 to 1996, he was Vice President, General Merchandise Manager for Michaels Stores, Inc. Prior to 1994, he held several positions at Roses Stores, Inc., ranging from Store Manager to Vice President, General Merchandise Manager.
Mr. Sasser was elected to our Board in 2004.