People: Dollar General Corp (DG)

DG on New York Consolidated

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19 Sep 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Dreiling

60 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Tehle

57 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Todd Vasos

52 2013 Chief Operating Officer

David D'Arezzo

55 2014 Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer

John Flanigan

62 2010 Executive Vice President - Global Supply Chain

Robert Ravener

55 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Gregory Sparks

53 2012 Executive Vice President - Store Operations

Rhonda Taylor

46 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Anita Elliott

49 2005 Senior Vice President, Controller

Michael Calbert

51 2008 Director

Warren Bryant

68 2009 Independent Director

Sandra Cochran

55 2012 Independent Director

Patricia Fili-Krushel

60 2012 Independent Director

Paula Price

52 2014 Independent Director

William Rhodes

48 2009 Independent Director

David Rickard

67 2010 Independent Director

Emma Kauffman

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Biographies

Name Description

Richard Dreiling

Mr. Richard W. Dreiling is Chairman of the Board of Dollar General Corp., effective May 30, 2015. He is no longer Chief Executive Officer of the company effective May 30, 2015. Mr. Dreiling joined Dollar General in January 2008 as Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on December 2, 2008. Prior to joining Dollar General, Mr. Dreiling served as Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. and Duane Reade Inc., the largest drugstore chain in New York City, from November 2005 until January 2008 and as Chairman of the Board of Duane Reade from March 2007 until January 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Dreiling, beginning in March 2005, served as Executive Vice President—Chief Operating Officer of Longs Drug Stores Corporation, an operator of a chain of retail drug stores on the West Coast and Hawaii, after having joined Longs in July 2003 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Dreiling served as Executive Vice President—Marketing, Manufacturing and Distribution at Safeway Inc., a food and drug retailer. Prior to that, Mr. Dreiling served from 1998 to 2000 as President of Vons, a Southern California food and drug division of Safeway. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Mr. Dreiling is a director of Lowe's Companies, Inc.

David Tehle

Mr. David M. Tehle is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Dollar General Corp. He joined Dollar General in June 2004 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He served from 1997 to June 2004 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Haggar Corporation, a manufacturing, marketing and retail corporation. From 1996 to 1997, he was Vice President of Finance for a division of The Stanley Works, one of the world's largest manufacturers of tools, and from 1993 to 1996, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hat Brands, Inc., a hat manufacturer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tehle served in a variety of financial-related roles at Ryder System, Inc. and Texas Instruments Incorporated. Mr. Tehle is a director of Jack in the Box Inc.

Todd Vasos

Mr. Todd J. Vasos is Chief Operating Officer of Dollar General Corp. Todd Vasos, most recently the executive vice president and CMO, has been named chief operating officer with responsibility for Store Operations, Merchandising and Supply Chain. Since joining the company in December 2008, Vasos has demonstrated exceptional vision and leadership while implementing numerous innovative merchandising initiatives key to Dollar General's growth. Vasos has proven operating success with more than 25 years of experience across multiple retail segments. He served previously as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Longs Drugs, the California-based pharmacy chain acquired by CVS in 2008. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer at Longs. He also held leadership positions at Eckerd Drug and Phar-Mor Food and Drug. Vasos earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from Western Carolina University.

David D'Arezzo

Mr. David D'Arezzo is Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Dollar General Corporation. David D'Arezzo has joined the company as executive vice president and CMO. D'Arezzo brings more than 30 years of retail and consumer product company experience across merchandising and operations. Most recently, D'Arezzo served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Grocers Supply and previously served as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer for Duane Reade. D'Arezzo earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco and a master of business administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

John Flanigan

Mr. John W. Flanigan is Executive Vice President - Global Supply Chain of Dollar General Corp. He joined Dollar General as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, in May 2008. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2010. He has 25 years of management experience in retail logistics. Prior to joining Dollar General, he was group vice president of logistics and distribution for Longs Drug Stores Corporation from October 2005 to April 2008. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing warehousing, inbound and outbound transportation and facility maintenance to service over 500 retail outlets. From September 2001 to October 2005 he served as the Vice President of Logistics for Safeway Inc. where he oversaw distribution of food products from Safeway distribution centers to all retail outlets, inbound traffic and transportation. He also held distribution and logistics leadership positions at Vons—a Safeway company, Specialized Distribution Management Inc., and Crum & Crum Logistics.

Robert Ravener

Mr. Robert D. Ravener, Jr., is Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer of Dollar General Corp. Mr. Ravener joined Dollar General as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer in August 2008. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in March 2010. Prior to joining Dollar General, he served in human resources executive roles with Starbucks Corporation, a roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee, from September 2005 until August 2008 as the Senior Vice President of U.S. Partner Resources and, prior to that, as the Vice President, Partner Resources—Eastern Division. As the Senior Vice President of U.S. Partner Resources at Starbucks, Mr. Ravener oversaw all aspects of human resources activity for more than 10,000 stores. Prior to serving at Starbucks, Mr. Ravener held Vice President of Human Resources roles for The Home Depot Inc., a home improvement retailer, at its Store Support Center and a domestic field division from April 2003 to September 2005. Mr. Ravener also served in executive roles in both human resources and operations at Footstar, Inc. and roles of increasing leadership at PepsiCo, Inc.

Gregory Sparks

Mr. Gregory A. Sparks is Executive Vice President - Store Operations of Dollar General Corp. He joined Dollar General in March 2012 as Executive Vice President of Store Operations. Prior to joining Dollar General, Mr. Sparks served as Division President, Seattle Division, for Safeway Inc., a food and drug retailer, a role he had held since 2001. As Division President of the Seattle Division, Mr. Sparks was responsible for the supervision of approximately 200 stores and approximately 23,000 employees in the northwest region and oversaw real estate, finance and operations of the Seattle Division. Mr. Sparks has 37 years of retail experience including a 34-year career with Safeway where he held roles of increasing responsibility including merchandising manager (1987), category manager (1987 - 1990), divisional director of merchandising, grocery and general merchandise (1990 - 1997) and divisional vice president of marketing (1997 - 2001).

Rhonda Taylor

Ms. Rhonda M. Taylor is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Dollar General Corp. She joined Dollar General as an Employment Attorney in March 2000 and was promoted to Senior Employment Attorney in 2001. She was promoted to Deputy General Counsel in 2004 and then moved into the role of Vice President and Assistant General Counsel in March 2010. She has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel since June 2013. Prior to joining Dollar General, she practiced law with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., where she specialized in labor law and employment litigation. She has also held attorney positions with Ford & Harrison LLP and Stokes & Bartholomew.

Anita Elliott

Ms. Anita C. Elliott is Senior Vice President, Controller of Dollar General Corp. She joined Dollar General as Senior Vice President and Controller in August 2005. Prior to joining Dollar General, she served as Vice President and Controller of Big Lots, Inc., a closeout retailer, from May 2001 to August 2005. Overseeing a staff of 140 employees at Big Lots, she was responsible for accounting operations, financial reporting and internal audit. Prior to serving at Big Lots, she served as Vice President and Controller for Jitney-Jungle Stores of America, Inc., a grocery retailer, from April 1998 to March 2001. At Jitney-Jungle, Ms. Elliott was responsible for the accounting operations and the internal and external financial reporting functions. Prior to serving at Jitney-Jungle, she practiced public accounting for 12 years, 6 of which were with Ernst & Young LLP.

Michael Calbert

Mr. Michael M. Calbert is Director of Dollar General Corp. Mr. Calbert joined KKR & Co. L.P. ("KKR") in January 2000 and was directly involved with several KKR portfolio companies until his retirement in January 2014. Mr. Calbert led the Retail industry team within KKR's Private Equity platform prior to his retirement and now serves as a consultant to KKR. For information regarding our relationship with KKR, see "What related-party transactions existed in 2013 or are planned for 2014?" Mr. Calbert joined Randall's Food Markets beginning in 1994 and served as the Chief Financial Officer from 1997 until it was sold in September 1999. Mr. Calbert also previously worked as a certified public accountant and consultant with Arthur Andersen Worldwide from 1985 to 1994, where his primary focus was the retail and consumer industry. He served as our Chairman of the Board until December 2008. Mr. Calbert is a director of Toys "R" Us, Inc., US Foods, Inc., Pets at Home Ltd., and Academy, Ltd.

Warren Bryant

Mr. Warren F. Bryant is Independent Director of Dollar General Corp. Mr. Bryant served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Longs Drug Stores Corporation, a retail drugstore chain on the West Coast and in Hawaii, from 2002 through 2008 and as its Chairman of the Board from 2003 through his retirement in 2008. Prior to joining Longs Drug Stores, he served as a Senior Vice President of The Kroger Co., a retail grocery chain, from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Bryant is a director of Office Depot, Inc. and Loblaw Companies Limited of Canada and a former director of George Weston LTD of Canada.

Sandra Cochran

Ms. Sandra B. Cochran is Independent Director of Dollar General Corporation. She has served as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. since September 2011. She joined Cracker Barrel in April 2009 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and was named President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2010. She was previously Chief Executive Officer at book retailer Books-A-Million, Inc. from February 2004 to April 2009. She also served as that company's President (August 1999—February 2004), Chief Financial Officer (September 1993—August 1999) and Vice President of Finance (August 1992—September 1993). Ms. Cochran has over 20 years of experience in the retail industry. Ms. Cochran is a director of Cracker Barrel. She served as a director of Books-A-Million from 2006 to 2009.

Patricia Fili-Krushel

Ms. Patricia D. Fili-Krushel serves as Independent Director of Dollar General Corp., effective October 15, 2012. She has served as Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal Media, LLC, composed of NBC News, CNBC, MSNBC and the Weather Channel, since July 2012. She previously served as Executive Vice President of NBCUniversal (January 2011—July 2012) with a broad portfolio of functions reporting to her, including operations and technical services, business strategy, human resources and legal. Prior to NBCUniversal, Ms. Fili-Krushel was Executive Vice President of Administration at Time Warner Inc. (July 2001—December 2010) where her responsibilities included oversight of philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, human resources, worldwide recruitment, employee development and growth, compensation and benefits, and security. Before joining Time Warner in July 2001, Ms. Fili-Krushel had been Chief Executive Officer of WebMD Health Corp. since April 2000. From July 1998 to April 2000, Ms. Fili-Krushel was President of the ABC Television Network, and from 1993 to 1998 she served as President of ABC Daytime. Before joining ABC, she had been with Lifetime Television since 1988. Prior to Lifetime, Ms. Fili-Krushel held several positions with Home Box Office. Before joining HBO, Ms. Fili-Krushel worked for ABC Sports in various positions.

Paula Price

Ms. Paula A. Price has been appointed as an Independent Director of the Company effective August 26, 2014. Price has been Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School in the Accounting and Management Unit since July 2014. She was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ahold USA from May 2009 until January 2014. Before joining Ahold, she was the Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at CVS Caremark Corporation from July 2006 until August 2008. Earlier in her career, Price served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Institutional Trust Services division of JPMorgan Chase and held several other senior management positions in the U.S. and the U.K. in the financial services and consumer packaged goods industries. A certified public accountant, she began her career at Arthur Andersen & Co. Price currently serves as a director of Accenture and Western Digital Corporation. She previously served as a director of Charming Shoppes, Inc. She earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and her BS from DePaul University.

William Rhodes

Mr. William C. Rhodes, III, is Independent Director of Dollar General Corp. Mr. Rhodes was elected Chairman of AutoZone, a specialty retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, in June 2007. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of AutoZone since 2005. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Rhodes was Executive Vice President—Store Operations and Commercial. Prior to 2004, he had been Senior Vice President—Supply Chain and Information Technology since 2002, and prior thereto had been Senior Vice President—Supply Chain since 2001. Prior to that time, he served in various capacities with AutoZone, including Vice President—Stores in 2000, Senior Vice President—Finance and Vice President—Finance in 1999, and Vice President—Operations Analysis and Support from 1997 to 1999. Prior to 1994, Mr. Rhodes was a manager with Ernst & Young, LLP.

David Rickard

Mr. David B. Rickard is Independent Director of Dollar General Corp. Mr. Rickard served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, a retail pharmacy chain and provider of healthcare services and pharmacy benefits management, from September 1999 until his retirement in December 2009. Prior to joining CVS Caremark, Mr. Rickard was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RJR Nabisco Holdings Corporation from March 1997 to August 1999. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of International Distillers and Vintners Americas. Mr. Rickard is a director of Harris Corporation and Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

Emma Kauffman

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