Dollar General Names Chief Strategy Officer
Goodlettsville, Tenn. Dollar General announced that David Bere, who most recently served as president and COO, has been named president and chief strategy officer, a newly created role.
In this new position, Bere will work closely with the senior management team to ensure effective execution of the 2008 business initiatives and will assist CEO Rick Dreiling in identifying and implementing the company’s strategic plans going forward.
The company also announced that Beryl Buley, division president of merchandising, marketing and supply chain, and Wayne Gibson, senior VP of Dollar General Market, have resigned from the company, effective April 15. Until the positions are filled, the merchandising, marketing and supply chain functions will report directly to Dreiling and operations pertaining to Dollar General Markets will report to Kathleen Guion, division president of store operations and store development.
Tuesday Morning Names CFO
Dallas Retailer Tuesday Morning Corp. said Tuesday it promoted Stephanie Bowman to the CFO post. Bowman previously served as VP of finance for the company.
Bowman is taking over for COO Michael Marchetti, who has served in the CFO post since January after former CFO Elizabeth A. Schroeder resigned.
Sport Chalet Names CMO
Los Angeles Sports Chalet announced late Monday that it has named Tom Tennyson to the newly created position of chief merchandising officer.
Tennyson, 48, will be responsible for merchandising and marketing initiatives as well as in-store merchandise presentation. He most recently served as senior VP and general merchandising manager for Mervyn’s.