Dollar Tree is continuing the build-out of its executive ring with Pedro Voyer now on board. Voyer will be stepping into his new role as Chief Development Officer.
“I am eager to join the Dollar Tree team at such a pivotal time in the organization’s transformation. The Dollar Tree and Family Dollar brands have a unique opportunity for growth in what I consider to be one of the most attractive sectors in retail at this time,” said Voyer. “My teams will be committed to supporting the organization to drive sustainable new unit growth, improved store condition, productivity, and profitability by enhancing the customer's shopping experience in our stores.”
Wielding over 25 years of expertise, Voyer joins Dollar Tree with several leadership positions under his belt. He previously was with JAB Holding Company as Senior Vice President, General Manager International for Panera, and Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer International for JAB-owned Caribou Coffee and Einstein’s Bagel Brands.
According to the release, Voyer has also served as Chief Development Officer, Americas for Burger King Corporation, where he was responsible for the U.S. and Canadian portfolio of more than 7,500 company stores, 2,000-plus new store openings, construction, facilities, and more than 600 franchise relationships. His extensive career includes major names such as Starbucks, YUM Brands, Tricon, and PepsiCo International.
“I am extremely pleased to announce that Pedro Voyer will be joining Dollar Tree as our new Chief Development Officer. With more than 25 years of leadership experience in the domestic and international multi-unit food and beverage industry, Pedro has a strong track record in profitable new unit growth, portfolio asset management, and facility management,” stated Mike Witynski, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Pedro will lead our Real Estate teams to enable our long-term growth and provide customers with a shopping experience that wows them each time they visit our stores.”
An alumnus of Bain & Company Consulting, Voyer holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar in Venezuela and an MSC/MBA from the Tokyo Institute of Technology/MIT.
“We continue to work aggressively in our efforts to build a world-class retail leadership team that will enable us to accelerate the growth of the company. Pedro’s addition represents the sixth Chief officer that has joined the company in less than five months. We are committed to delivering improved long-term operating performance for the benefit of all Dollar Tree stakeholders,” added Witynski.
Congratulations to Pedro Voyer on starting this latest chapter!