CHESAPEAKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), today announced a number of executive leadership changes to support the Company’s growth and accelerate implementation of its value creation initiatives:
- Kevin Wampler will transition out of his role as Chief Financial Officer upon the appointment of a successor. Mr. Wampler will remain with the Company as an advisor until April 2023 to ensure a smooth transition.
- Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary William Old, Chief Operating Officer Thomas O’Boyle, Chief Strategy Officer David Jacobs and Chief Information Officer Andy Paisley are no longer with the Company. Searches for successors are underway, and the Company is in advanced discussions with several candidates for certain positions.
“As we look to the future, I believe these changes within our leadership team will bring new perspectives and experiences that will help accelerate our continued growth and deliver even greater value for our shareholders, customers, employees and suppliers,” stated Mike Witynski, President and Chief Executive Officer. “I want to thank Kevin, Will, Tom, David and Andy for their many years of dedicated service to the Company and for enabling us to get to this point. We wish each of them the best in their future endeavors.”
Rick Dreiling, Executive Chairman, said, “Our Board is fully aligned with Mike that now is the right time to bring in new leadership to ensure the Company remains on a strong trajectory.”
Dollar Tree reaffirms its fiscal 2022 outlook provided on May 26, 2022. The Company expects to report quarterly earnings on August 25, 2022.
About Dollar Tree, Inc.
Dollar Tree, a Fortune 200 Company, operated 16,162 stores across 48 states and five Canadian provinces as of April 30, 2022. 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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