MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced that it has named Jeffrey Thomas Senior Vice President–Merchandise Operations. Replacing Scott Zucker, who left the Company at the end of May, Mr. Thomas will report to Jason Reiser, Executive Vice President - Chief Merchandising Officer.
"For more than 54 years, our merchandise operations team has focused on providing the items our customers want and need at great everyday prices," said Mr. Reiser. "Jeff's supply chain, logistics and replenishment experience along with his proven leadership skills will ensure that we continue to bring value and convenience to customers at each of our more than 8,100 stores across the country."
Mr. Thomas joined Family Dollar in 2003 as a Director of Vendor Performance with responsibility for item data integrity and vendor relationships. Between 2005 and 2013, Mr. Thomas assumed greater roles with increased responsibilities, and in 2013, he was named Vice President – Merchant Services. Mr. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The University of Tennessee.
About Family Dollar
Beginning with one store in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1959, the Company currently operates more than 8,100 stores in 46 states. Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a Fortune 300 company, is based in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte and is a publicly held company with common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchangeunder the symbol FDO. For more information, please visit www.familydollar.com.