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Dollar Tree taps former Dollar General execs for help with supply chain, merchandising

May 12, 2022


Flanigan and Gatta join Dollar Tree’s new executive chair, Richard Dreiling, as the Dollar General veterans now helping to steer Dollar Tree in its transformation efforts.

Dreiling ran Dollar General as CEO from 2008 to 2015, when he retired. During his time there, sales at the discounter grew 80% and store count increased by 38%.

Dreiling was the chosen leader of investment firm Mantle Ridge, which waged an activist shareholder campaign against Dollar Tree’s board last year and into 2022.

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