Family Dollar Announces VP Promotions
Matthews, N.C. Family Dollar Stores announced that Marilyn M. Morse has been promoted to the position of VP, facilities management, and Mtu W. Pugh to the position of VP, business development.
Morse joined Family Dollar in 2006 as divisional VP, store maintenance, with responsibility for the company’s store maintenance and energy-management programs. Pugh joined Family Dollar in 2006 as divisional VP, strategy and business development.
Customer Opens Fire at Tenn. Mall, Killing Worker
Knoxville, Tenn. A customer opened fire in a crowded shopping mall Wednesday afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn., killing an employee of the Reno Menswear clothing store before he was shot and wounded by police officers, authorities said. Witnesses said the gunfire sent people “stampeding” for cover, according to the Associated Press.
The employee was shot multiple times around 4:20 p.m. after a confrontation with the man at Knoxville Center Mall, police spokesman Darrell DeBusk said. He died at the scene.
The suspect was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center and was in stable condition. Police didn’t release the names of the customer or the suspect.
The mall, owned by Simon Property Group of Indianapolis, closed early because of the shooting.
Mall manager Tim Hill said in a release that the company was “deeply saddened” by the tragedy, offered sympathy to the victim and his family and pledged full cooperation with authorities.
Save Mart Confirms CFO
Modesto, Calif. Save Mart Supermarkets confirmed the appointment of Stephen Ackerman as CFO. He had been acting CFO and VP of finance since May.
Save Mart operates nearly 250 stores in Northern California and Northern Nevada.