People: Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO)

FDO on New York Consolidated

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Howard Levine

54 2003 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Mary Winston

52 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jason Reiser

2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer

Barry Sullivan

49 2007 Executive Vice President - Store Operations

James Snyder

49 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bryan Venberg

45 2008 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Brian Hancock

2014 Senior Vice President - Supply Chain

Dale Pond

67 2013 Lead Independent Director

Mark Bernstein

83 2013 Independent Director

Pamela Davies

57 2009 Independent Director

Sharon Decker

57 1999 Independent Director

Edward Dolby

68 2003 Independent Director

Glenn Eisenberg

52 2002 Independent Director

Edward Garden

52 2011 Independent Director

George Mahoney

71 2005 Independent Director

James Martin

77 1996 Independent Director

Harvey Morgan

72 2007 Independent Director

Kiley Rawlins

Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

Howard Levine

Mr. Howard R. Levine is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He was employed by the Company in various capacities in the Merchandising Department from 1981 to 1987, including employment as Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Advertising. From 1988 to 1992, Mr. Levine was President of Best Price Clothing Stores, Inc., a chain of ladies' apparel stores. From 1992 to April 1996, he was self-employed as an investment manager. He rejoined the Company in April 1996 and was elected Vice President - General Merchandise Manager: Softlines; Senior Vice President - Merchandising and Advertising in September 1996; President and Chief Operating Officer in April 1997; Chief Executive Officer in August 1998; and Chairman of the Board in January 2003. He is the son of Leon Levine, the founder and former Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Levine is the sole member of Equity Award Committee of the company.

Mary Winston

Ms. Mary A. Winston is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since April 10, 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Winston served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Giant Eagle, Inc., a food retailer and food distributor, since 2008. She was President and Founder of WinsCo Financial, LLC, a financial solutions consulting firm, from 2007 to 2008 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Scholastic Corporation, a children's publishing and media company, from 2004 to 2007. Ms. Winston has also served as a Vice President, Treasurer, and then Controller of Visteon Corporation, an automotive parts supplier, and as a Vice President, Global Financial Operations, of Pfizer Inc., a global pharmaceutical company. She has also been a director of Dover Corporation, a diversified manufacturing company, since 2005 and is the chair of its Audit Committee, and a director of Plexus Corporation, an electronic manufacturing services company, since 2008 and is a member of its Audit Committee.

Jason Reiser

Mr. Jason Reiser is Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Mr. Reiser joined Family Dollar in July 2013 as Senior Vice President -- Merchandising with responsibility for the Company's health, beauty, personal care and household product teams. In October 2013, Mr. Reiser was promoted to Lead Merchandising Officer with responsibility for all merchandising functions. Mr. Reiser joined Family Dollar after a 17 year career with Walmart Stores Inc. in a variety of roles, most recently serving as Vice President, Merchandising, Health and Family Care for Sam's Club. Mr. Reiser holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Northeastern University.

Barry Sullivan

Mr. Barry W. Sullivan is Executive Vice President - Store Operations of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since October 15, 2007. He was employed by the Company as Vice President - Store Operations in September 2002 and was promoted to Senior Vice President - Store Operations in May 2005 and to Executive Vice President - Store Operations in October 2007.

James Snyder

Mr. James C. Snyder, Jr., is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since April 1, 2009. Prior to his employment by the Company, he was employed by The Home Depot, Inc., a chain of home improvement stores, from July 2001 to March 2009, where his last position was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Legal and Risk Management.

Bryan Venberg

Mr. Bryan E. Venberg is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since February 25, 2008. Prior to his employment by the Company, he was employed by ShopNBC, a multi-media retailer, from May 2004 to November 2007, where his last position was Senior Vice President - Operations, Customer Service and Human Resources.

Brian Hancock

Mr. Brian D. Hancock is Senior Vice President - Supply Chain of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Prior to joining to Family Dollar, Mr. Hancock served as President-North American division for The Martin–Brower Company, L.L.C., the largest supplier of food and materials to McDonald's restaurants worldwide, where he was responsible for all strategic and operational functions in North America. Previous to that, he served as Vice President-Global Supply Chain for Whirlpool, Inc. Mr. Hancock also held various positions with Schneider National, a privately held transportation and logistics leader. Mr. Hancock holds a master’s degree in business from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dale Pond

Mr. Dale C. Pond is an Lead Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He retired in June 2005 as Senior Executive Vice President—Merchandising/Marketing after serving 12 years with Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a home improvement retailer. Prior to joining Lowe’s, he held a series of senior management positions at several retailers and home improvement companies including HQ/HomeQuarters Warehouse, Montgomery Ward and Payless Cashways, Inc. Mr. Pond has also been a director of Bassett Furniture Industries Inc. since 2002, where he serves as the Chairman of the Organization, Compensation and Nominating Committee. Mr. Pond served as a director of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., from 2008 until May 2012. Mr. Pond has served as the Lead Director of company's Board of Directors since January 2013.

Mark Bernstein

Mr. Mark R. Bernstein is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 1980. He is Of Counsel with the law firm of Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein L.L.P. Prior to his January 2002 retirement, he was Chairman of the law firm, Chairman of the Corporate Group and a partner in the firm. Mr. Bernstein previously served as a director of Rauch Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of Christmas ornaments, for more than a decade until its sale in 1996 and as a director of National Welders Supply Company, Inc., a welding gas distributor, for more than three decades until its sale in 2008. Mr. Bernstein also served as chairman of the North Carolina Economic Development Board from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Bernstein served as the Lead Director of company's Board of Directors from 2004 to January 2013. Mr. Bernstein serves on our Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee.

Pamela Davies

Dr. Pamela Lewis Davies, Ph.D is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Dr. Davies has been the president of Queens University of Charlotte since July 2002. Prior to assuming that role, Dr. Davies served as the Dean of the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte from 2000 to 2002 and the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University from 1997 to 2000. Her professional specialization is in the field of strategic planning with a particular emphasis on competitive and marketing strategy. Dr. Davies has also been a director of C&D Technologies, Inc. since 1998 and Sonoco Products Company since 2004, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Charming Shoppes, Inc. from 1998 to June 2009.

Sharon Decker

Mrs. Sharon Allred Decker is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Mrs. Decker has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Tapestry Group, LLC, a faith based, non-profit consulting and communications firm, since September 2004. From April 2003 to August 2004, she was President of The Tanner Companies, a manufacturer and retailer of apparel. From August 1999 to March 2003, she was President of Doncaster, a division of The Tanner Companies. Doncaster is a direct sales organization selling a high-end line of women’s apparel. Mrs. Decker has also been a director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated since 2001 and SCANA Corporation since 2005.

Edward Dolby

Mr. Edward C. Dolby is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He has been the President of The Edward C. Dolby Strategic Consulting Group, LLC since September 2002, when he established the company to engage in business consulting. Prior to his retirement in December 2001, Mr. Dolby was employed by Bank of America Corporation for 32 years, where his positions included President of the North Carolina and South Carolina Consumer and Commercial Bank. In addition, Mr. Dolby chaired Bank of America’s Multicultural Marketing Leadership team and was an executive member of Bank of America’s Consumer Bank Forum. Mr. Dolby was also a member of Bank of America’s General Bank Executive Management Committee.

Glenn Eisenberg

Mr. Glenn A. Eisenberg is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He is the Executive Vice President—Finance and Administration of The Timken Company, a position he has held since January 2002. The Timken Company is an international manufacturer of engineered bearings and alloy steels and a provider of related products and services. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Eisenberg was employed by United Dominion Industries, an international manufacturer of proprietary engineered products, where he held various positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer from December 1999 to May 2001. Mr. Eisenberg has also been a director of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. since 2005. At Alpha Natural Resources, Mr. Eisenberg serves as its Lead director and as Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Edward Garden

Mr. Edward P. Garden is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since September 28, 2011. He has been Chief Investment Officer and a Founding Partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P. since November 2005. In addition, Mr. Garden has served as a member of the board of directors of The Wendy’s Company (formerly known as Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. and prior to that Triarc Companies, Inc. (“Triarc”)) since December 2004. He served as Vice Chairman and a director of Triarc from December 2004 through June 2007 and Executive Vice President from August 2003 until December 2004. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Garden was a managing director of Credit Suisse First Boston, where he served as a senior investment banker. From 1994 to 1999, he was a managing director at BT Alex Brown where he was a senior investment banker and, prior to that, co-head of Equity Capital Markets. Mr. Garden has also served as a director of Trian Acquisition I Corp. from October 2007 until January 2013 and as a director of Chemtura Corporation from January 2007 until March 2009.

George Mahoney

Mr. George R. Mahoney, Jr., is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He was employed by Family Dollar as General Counsel in 1976, as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1977 to 1984, as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1984 to 1991 and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 1991 until his retirement in May 2005.

James Martin

Dr. James G. Martin, Ph.D is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since 1996. He was employed by McGuireWoods Consulting as a Senior Advisor from July 2008 until his retirement in October 2011. He was employed by Carolinas HealthCare System in various executive roles, including Corporate Vice President, from January 1993 through March 2008. He served as Governor of the State of North Carolina from 1985 to 1993 and was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the Ninth District of North Carolina, from 1973 until 1984. Dr. Martin was a director of Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc. from 1997 until April 2013, a director of DesignLine Corporation from 2009 until 2012, and he was a Trustee of the North Carolina Capital Management Trust from 2000 until 2010. Dr. Martin was a director of aaiPharma Inc. from 1999 to 2007 and a director of Duke Energy Corporation from 1994 to 2006. Dr. Martin serves as Chairman of our Leadership Development and Compensation Committee.

Harvey Morgan

Mr. Harvey Morgan is an Independent Director of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., since November 5, 2007. Mr. Morgan has more than 40 years of investment banking experience with significant expertise in strategic advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and underwritings. He was a Managing Director of the investment banking firm Bentley Associates, L.P. from 2004 to 2013, and from 2001 to 2004, he was a Principal of Shattuck Hammond Partners. Mr. Morgan has also been a director of Cryolife, Inc. since 2008 and serves on its Audit and Governance Committees. Mr. Morgan also served as a director of Cybex International, Inc., from 2003 until February 2013 and a director of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation from 1983 to 2005.

Kiley Rawlins

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