Columbus, Ohio - Big Lots Inc. has promoted Timothy A. Johnson to executive VP, CFO. Johnson has served as CFO since 2012 with primary responsibility for all financial disciplines within the company including financial reporting and controls, treasury, risk management, tax, internal audit, financial planning and analysis, and investor relations.
During the last several months, his role has expanded significantly to include responsibility for the company's real estate strategy and administration along with the asset protection of its stores, distribution centers, and offices. Johnson is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and assists in charting the company's strategic direction.
"Throughout my career, I have always found the key to success comes down to people, and TJ is a great example,” said David Campisi, CEO of Big Lots. “He has been a trusted business partner to me over the last ten months as we reposition our business, and he has been an invaluable contributor to Big Lots for well over a decade. TJ's knowledge of retail operations and general business acumen have been crucial as we develop our strategic plan for the next three years. I am thrilled, and extremely proud, to announce a much deserved promotion."