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Dollar General Announces Upcoming Retirement of John Garratt; Jeff Owen Comments

Dollar General Announces Upcoming Retirement of John Garratt; Jeff Owen Comments

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

A key executive transition is on the horizon for Dollar General, which recently announced it is searching for a new President and Chief Financial Officer as John Garratt prepares to retire on June 2, 2023.

John Garratt, President and Chief Financial Officer, Dollar General“I am grateful for the opportunity I have had to serve our customers and communities during my time with this great company,” said Garratt. “While I look forward to spending more time with family, this was a difficult personal decision as this is truly a special company. I am excited to watch all that the team accomplishes in the future and believe that Dollar General is well-positioned for continued growth in the years ahead.”

Garratt has served in his current position since September 2022. According to a release, he joined the Dollar General team in 2014 as its Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategy before being named Executive Vice President and CFO in December 2015.

Effective June 2, 2023, Dollar General President and Chief Financial Officer John Garratt will retire

During his tenure as CFO, Garratt oversaw the finance, accounting, investor relations, treasury, and procurement functions. He led a disciplined approach to the grocer’s expense and capital management, focusing on delivering strong, consistent financial performance.

Additionally, he helped to establish the company’s current strategy function, offering direction in the process that resulted in initiatives that have driven significant growth for Dollar General in recent years.

Jeff Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Dollar General“John’s retirement comes after an outstanding career as an accomplished and trusted finance executive and most recently as our President and CFO,” said Jeff Owen, Chief Executive Officer. “On behalf of the entire DG family, I want to thank John for his many years of service to the Company, its employees, customers, and shareholders. His exceptional business and financial acumen, coupled with his strategic vision, have positioned the Company for profitable growth. We appreciate all that John has accomplished on behalf of DG, and we wish him the very best in his retirement.”

Congratulations from all of us at DMN to John Garratt on a successful career and his upcoming retirement!

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