Former Walmart executive joins Dollar Tree management team

Dollar Tree has appointed Duncan Mac Naughton as president and COO of its Family Dollar subsidiary.
Mac Naughton, 54, most recently served as CEO of Mills Fleet Farm. He has held numerous leadership roles at Wal-Mart Stores, including chief merchandising and marketing officer of Wal-Mart U.S. from 2011 to 2014, executive VP of consumables health and wellness and from 2010 to 2011, and chief merchandising officer of Wal-Mart Canada from 2009 to 2010.
From 2006 to 2009, Mac Naughton served as executive VP, merchandising and marketing for Supervalu.
In other changes, Gary Philbin was promoted to enterprise president of Dollar Tree. In his new role, Philbin will oversee store operations, merchandising, marketing and real estate across all banners including Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Canada.
With more than 15 years at Dollar Tree, Philbin was most recently president and COO of Family Dollar, where he oversaw the development of strategic initiatives and the successful achievement of budgetary, synergy and transition goals following Dollar Tree’s acquisition of Family Dollar in July 2015. From 2007 to 2015, prior to the acquisition of Family Dollar, he served as president and COO for the Dollar Tree banner.
Philbin began his career with Dollar Tree in 2001 as senior VP stores.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to lead the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Canada teams in this new role as Enterprise president,” said Philbin. “Additionally, I would like to welcome Duncan Mac Naughton to the Family Dollar team. Duncan is an accomplished retail leader and will be instrumental in continuing to develop and improve the Family Dollar banner through an intense focus on the customer. I also want to thank the thousands of Family Dollar team members across the country for their dedication and efforts through the past 18 months of integration.”
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