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Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR.OQ)

DLTR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bob Sasser

65 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Macon Brock

75 2017 Chairman Emeritus

Gary Philbin

60 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Wampler

54 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Duncan Mac Naughton

55 2016 President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar

Michael Witynski

54 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Michael Matacunas

50 2013 Chief Administrative Officer

Joshua Jewett

47 2016 Chief Information Officer

David Jacobs

48 2012 Chief Strategy Officer

Gary Maxwell

55 2015 Chief Supply Chain Officer

William Old

63 2013 Chief Legal Officer

Robert Rudman

66 2003 Chief Merchandising Officer

Thomas Saunders

80 2007 Lead Independent Director

Arnold Barron

69 2008 Independent Director

Gregory Bridgeford

62 2016 Independent Director

Mary Citrino

58 2005 Independent Director

H. Ray Compton

74 2002 Independent Director

Conrad Hall

73 2010 Independent Director

Lemuel Lewis

70 2007 Independent Director

Thomas Whiddon

64 2003 Independent Director

Carl Zeithaml

67 2007 Independent Director

Randy Guiler

2017 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bob Sasser

Mr. Bob Sasser is Executive Chairman of the Board of Dollar Tree Inc. He has been Chief Executive Officer since 2004 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’s demonstration of outstanding leadership skills, business acumen, commitment to excellence, and his major contributions to the company’s growth and success as the Chief Executive Officer of Dollar Tree, provides essential insight and guidance to our Board. In addition, the Board benefits from Mr. Sasser’s forty-four years of retail experience. Mr. Sasser was elected to our Board in 2004. He served on the Board of The Fresh Market, Inc. from 2012 to April 2016.

Macon Brock

Mr. Macon F. Brock, Jr., is Chairman Emeritus of the Dollar Tree Inc. He has been Chairman of the Board since 2001 and a director since 1986. He served as the Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2003. From 1986, when he co-founded Dollar Tree, until 2001, he served as President. Until 1991, he was an officer and director of K&K Toys, Inc. Mr. Brock earned his B.A. from Randolph-Macon College and served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is a past Chairman of Randolph-Macon College. As the company’s co-founder, Chairman of the Board and former Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Brock brings to our Board an intimate knowledge of our business coupled with experience in strategic business development, store operations, logistics, procurement, risk management, sales, marketing and other matters. His service on the Board also ensures that the Company’s unique culture and historical commitment to the core values of its customers is preserved. Mr. Brock has served on our Board since 1986. He previously served on the Board of Lumber Liquidators, Inc. from 2007 to 2016. He served on the Board of rue21, inc. from 2010 through 2013 and he served on the Board of Landmark Communications from 2004 through 2009.

Gary Philbin

Mr. Gary M. Philbin is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He became the Enterprise President of Dollar Tree on December 30, 2016. Previously, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar Stores from July 2015 to December 2016. From March 2007 to July 2015, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Dollar Tree. He previously served as our Senior Vice President of Stores since December 2001. He joined Dollar Tree after a thirty year career in the retail grocery industry. This included serving as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Grand Union from 1997 through the year of the company’s sale in 2000. Prior to Grand Union, he held senior executive level positions with SuperValu from 1996 to 1997, and A&P, from 1993 to 1996. In his career, Mr. Philbin held roles in both merchandising and operations at the corporate level. His career started with the Kroger Company where he held increasing positions of responsibility over a twenty year career.

Kevin Wampler

Mr. Kevin S. Wampler serves as Chief Financial Officer of Dollar Tree Inc. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of Dollar Tree since December 2008. Prior to joining Dollar Tree, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for The Finish Line, Inc. from October 2003 to November 2008. Mr. Wampler held various other senior positions during his fifteen-year career at The Finish Line, including Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Wampler, a Certified Public Accountant, was employed by Ernst and Young LLP from 1986 to 1993.

Duncan Mac Naughton

Mr. Duncan C. Mac Naughton serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar of the Company. He joined Family Dollar Stores as the President and Chief Operating Officer on December 30, 2016. Prior to joining Family Dollar, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Mills Fleet Farm, LLC. from March 2016 to December 2016. He also held numerous senior leadership roles at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., including Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer from 2011 to 2014, Executive Vice President of Consumables Health and Wellness from 2010 to 2011, and Chief Merchandising Officer of Walmart Canada from 2009 to 2010. From 2006 to 2009, he served as the Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing for Supervalu, Inc., including serving as the Head of the Health and Wellness Division. Prior to Supervalu, Mr. Mac Naughton held several leadership roles at Albertsons, Inc. 's, H. E. Butt Grocery Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc.

Michael Witynski

Mr. Michael A. Witynski serves as Chief Operating Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. He has been Chief Operating Officer of Dollar Tree since August 2015. He was the Senior Vice President of Retail Stores from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Dollar Tree, he held executive positions at Shaw’s Supermarkets and Supervalu, Inc. during his 29-year career in the grocery industry.

Michael Matacunas

Mr. Michael Matacunas serves as Chief Administrative Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. He joined Dollar Tree in 2013 as the Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining Dollar Tree, he was the Chief Executive Officer of The Parker Avery Group (a consultancy serving retailers) from 2007 to June 2013. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Manhattan Associates, Inc. from 2005 to 2006 and from 2003 to 2005 he served as the Vice President of Evant, Inc., a retail software and services company that was acquired by Manhattan Associates, Inc. Prior to Evant, he served in a number of senior level positions where he gained expertise in merchandising, supply chain, organizational development, and technology.

Joshua Jewett

Mr. Joshua R. Jewett serves as Chief Information Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. He has been the Chief Information Officer of Dollar Tree since March 2016 and has strategic and operational responsibility for all aspects of Information Technology. From August 2002 to February 2016, he served as the Senior Vice President-Chief Information Officer of Family Dollar Stores. Prior to his employment with Family Dollar, he served as the Senior Director for Answerthink, Inc., an international management consulting firm.

David Jacobs

Mr. David Jacobs serves as Chief Strategy Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. He has been the Chief Strategy Officer of Dollar Tree since 2012. He was the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning from 2009 to 2012, and Vice President of Strategic Plannning from 2006 to 2009. From 1996 to 2006, he held a number of positions with The Boston Consulting Group, a leading global strategic management consulting firm, including Partner from 2003 to 2006. From 1994 to 1996, he was an attorney at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLC.

Gary Maxwell

Mr. Maxwell A. Gary serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Dollar Tree, Inc. He joined Dollar Tree in 2015 as the Chief Supply Chain Officer. From 2013 to 2015, he was the President and Founder of Maxwell Value Chain, Inc, a company that provided replenishment services and supply chain improvement consultation to retail suppliers. He joined Dollar Tree after a 14-year career at Walmart Stores, Inc. where he held various senior level positions. This included serving as the Senior Vice President of the Global Business Process Team from 2012 to 2013. From 2007 to 2011, he held the position of Senior Vice President of International Supply Chain. From 2003-2006, he was the Senior Vice President of U.S. Merchandise Replenishment and the Vice President of U.S. Logistics Engineering from 2001 to 2002. From 1999-2000, he served as the Vice President of Sam’s Club Logistics. Prior to Walmart, he worked for Caldors from 1993-1999 as the Senior Vice President of Merchandise Distribution and Replenishment. Throughout his career, he gained expertise in global supply chain management, international logistics, merchandise distribution and replenishment, inventory management, process improvement and strategic planning.

William Old

Mr. William A. Old, Jr. serves as Chief Legal Officer of Dollar Tree, Inc. He joined Dollar Tree as the Chief Legal Officer in 2013. Prior to joining Dollar Tree, he was the Vice President and Director at Williams Mullen, P.C. from 2004 to 2013. He previously represented Dollar Tree as its primary outside counsel since 1985.

Robert Rudman

Mr. Robert H. Rudman serves as Chief Merchandising Officer of Dollar Tree Inc. He has been Chief Merchandising Officer of Dollar Tree since June 2003. Prior to joining Dollar Tree, he served as President/CEO and minority shareholder of Horizon Group USA from 2000 to June 2003. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Rudman was President/CEO of his own consulting company, VQ International Inc. From 1991 until 1996, Mr. Rudman was Executive Vice President/Chief Merchandise Officer of Michaels Stores. Prior to joining Michaels, Mr. Rudman served in a number of positions in a wide variety of retail formats, gaining the majority of his experience in merchandise and marketing.

Thomas Saunders

Mr. Thomas A. Saunders, III, serves as Lead Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. He has been the President of Ivor & Co., LLC, a private investment company, since 2000. He was a founder of Saunders Karp & Megrue Partners, L.L.C., (“SKM”) which controlled the SK Equity Fund, L.P., once a major investor in Dollar Tree. SKM merged with Apax Partners in 2005. Before founding SKM in 1990, he was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley & Co. from 1974 to 1989. Mr. Saunders is the recipient of the 2008 National Humanities Medal and a recipient of the highest awards bestowed by the Marine Corps University Foundation, the New-York Historical Society, the Virginia Military Institute and the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Mr. Saunders brings to the Board valuable financial expertise, including extensive experience in investment banking and a solid understanding of the capital markets. As a company director for twenty-four years and lead independent director for the past ten years, Mr. Saunders also brings to the Board critical leadership skills and a deep understanding of our business. Mr. Saunders has been a Dollar Tree director since 1993. He previously served on the Board of Hibbett Sports, Inc. from 1995 to 2016 and served on the Board of Teavana Holdings, Inc. from 2011 to 2012.

Arnold Barron

Mr. Arnold S. Barron is an Independent Director of the Dollar Tree Inc. He was the Senior Executive Vice President, Group President of The TJX Companies, Inc. from 2004 until his retirement in January 2009. His employment with The TJX Companies began in 1979. He held the positions of Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Marmaxx Group (2000-2004), Senior Vice President, Group Executive, TJX (1996-2000), Senior Vice President, General Merchandising Manager, T.J. Maxx (1993-1996). From 1979 to 1993, he held several other executive positions within The TJX Companies, Inc. With more than thirty years of experience in senior management, operations and retail merchandising in the U.S., Canada and Europe, Mr. Barron brings a tremendous combination of skills and experience spanning areas key to our business. Mr. Barron became a director of Dollar Tree in March 2008. He previously served on the Board of rue21, inc. from 2009 through 2013.

Gregory Bridgeford

Mr. Gregory M. Bridgeford serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Chief Customer Officer of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. from 2012 to 2014 until his retirement. His employment with Lowe’s began in 1982 where he held various senior level positions, including Executive Vice President of Business Development (2004-2012), Senior Vice President of Business Development (1999-2004), Senior Vice President of Marketing (1998-1999), Senior Vice President and General Merchandising Manager (1994-1998), Vice President of Merchandising (1989-1994), Vice President of Corporate Development (1986 - 1989), and Director of Corporate Development (1982-1986). Mr. Bridgeford brings to our Board more than thirty years of experience in the areas of customer experience, merchandising, marketing, advertising and communications, strategic planning and business process improvement. Mr. Bridgeford became a director of Dollar Tree in May 2016.

Mary Citrino

Ms. Mary Anne Citrino serves as an Independent Director of the Dollar Tree Inc. She has been a Senior Advisor at The Blackstone Group, a global investment firm, since 2015. She served as a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone since 2004. Previously, Ms. Citrino was employed at Morgan Stanley for over twenty years. During her years there, she served as the Global Head of Consumer Products Investment Banking, Co-Head of Health Care Services Investment Banking, and a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst. With more than thirty years of experience in investment banking, extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, together with her competence in critical financial analysis and successful record in a variety of business dealings, Ms. Citrino brings essential skills and a unique perspective to the Board. Ms. Citrino was appointed as a director of Dollar Tree in 2005. She serves on the Boards of Hewlett Packard, Inc., Royal Ahold Delhaize and Alcoa Corporation. She previously served on the Board of Health Net, Inc. from 2009 to 2016.

H. Ray Compton

Mr. H. Ray Compton serves as an Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. He has been a director since 1986. Mr. Compton was Executive Vice President from 1998 to 2002 and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1998. He retired as a full-time employee in 2002 and became fully retired in 2004. From 1979 until 1991, he was employed in similar roles with K&K Toys, Inc. Prior to 1979, he was associated for fifteen years with a manufacturing company in various accounting and management positions. Having served as a director for thirty-one years and a former Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Compton brings to the Board a deep understanding of the company’s history and unique business model. In addition, Mr. Compton’s extensive experience in management, finance and accounting, coupled with his past service as Chairman of the Audit Committee for Hibbett Sports, Inc., is a vital asset to our Board. Mr. Compton has been a director of Dollar Tree since 1986. He previously served on the Board of Hibbett Sports, Inc. from 1997 to 2005.

Conrad Hall

Mr. Conrad M. Hall serves as an Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Enterprises, a leading media and marketing information services company from 2006 until his retirement in January 2009. Prior to 2006, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Trader Publishing Company since April 1991. From 1989 to 1991, he served as the President of Landmark Target Media, Inc. Mr. Hall joined Landmark Communications, Inc. in 1970 where he held various senior positions, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1985 to 1989. He also served as the Vice President of The Virginian-Pilot and The Ledger-Star division of Landmark from 1977 to 1981. Mr. Hall’s experience as a former Chief Executive Officer and his demonstrated success in new business development is of immense value to the Board, especially as we continue to evaluate growth opportunities. He also brings to the Board more than thirty years of operational expertise, extensive experience in information technology, strategic planning, human resources, and a solid financial background. Mr. Hall became a director of Dollar Tree in January 2010. He previously served as a director for Dominion Enterprises and Landmark Communications, Inc. from 2006 through 2009. He also served on the Board of Trader Publishing Company from 1991 through 2006.

Lemuel Lewis

Mr. Lemuel E. Lewis serves as an Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. He is President of LocalWeather.com, a web-based privately-held media company he founded in 2008. He served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Landmark Communications, Inc. from 2000 until his retirement in 2006. From 1981 to 2000, he held several other senior positions with Landmark Communications. Mr. Lewis brings to the Board many years of experience in accounting, finance, human resources, mergers and acquisitions, and business unit operations. The Board also benefits from his valuable financial experience as a former Chief Financial Officer and his service on other Boards, including the Audit Committee Chairman of Markel Corporation and Audit Committee Chairman of Owens & Minor. In addition, our Board has determined that Mr. Lewis qualifies as an Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Lewis became a director of Dollar Tree in July 2007. He also serves on the Boards of Markel Corporation and Owens & Minor Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond from 2008 through 2010 and was the Chairman of its Audit Committee from 2005 to 2008. He previously served on the Board of Landmark Communications from 2006 through 2008.

Thomas Whiddon

Mr. Thomas E. Whiddon serves as an Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. From 2004 to 2013 was an Advisory Director of Berkshire Partners, LLC (a private equity firm), and as such, served in interim executive operating roles for various Berkshire portfolio companies from 2004 to 2006. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. from 1996 until his retirement in 2003. During this time, he served as Executive Vice President of Logistics and Technology from 2000 to 2003 and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2000. Prior to his tenure at Lowe’s, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Zale Corporation from 1994 to 1996. From 1986 to 1993, he served as the Treasurer of Eckerd Corporation. Having served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of successful large public retail companies, coupled with his many years of experience in public accounting, Mr. Whiddon brings to our Board extensive financial expertise. In addition, our Board has determined that Mr. Whiddon qualifies as an Audit Committee financial expert. His service on the Board and a number of Committees of Carter’s Inc. and Sonoco Products Company, Inc. further enhances his contributions to our Board. He also brings a fresh perspective to Dollar Tree’s logistics and technology focus. Mr. Whiddon has been a member of our Board since 2003. He currently serves as a director of Sonoco Products Company, Inc. and Carter’s Inc.

Carl Zeithaml

Dr. Carl P. Zeithaml serves as an Independent Director of Dollar Tree Inc. He is the Dean of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. He is also a Professor in the Management Area specializing in strategic management. He joined the McIntire School in 1997, after eleven years on the faculty in the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Zeithaml provides the Board with expertise in strategic management with an emphasis on competitive strategy, corporate governance and global strategy. He brings to the Board extensive educational experience and a strong understanding of risk management. Dr. Zeithaml became a director of Dollar Tree in July 2007.

Randy Guiler