Dollar General Corp. has promoted Mike Wilkins to senior vice president and general merchandising manager, in charge of the health, beauty, paper and cleaning categories, as well as the retailer’s private brands.


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Dollar General makes changes

August 6th, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. has promoted Mike Wilkins to senior vice president and general merchandising manager, in charge of the health, beauty, paper and cleaning categories, as well as the retailer’s private brands.

Jim Smits has been named to the post of senior vice president and general merchandising manager. Smits, who comes to Dollar General from Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. (now a part of BI-LO Inc.), will oversee the food, beverage, pet care and perishables categories.

Other promotions include Jimmy Stegall, who has been elevated to senior director of merchandising over beer/wine and cookies/candles/snacks, and Brian Hartshorn, who has been named senior director of merchandising with responsibility for food and pet care.

Wilkins has been with Dollar General since 2008, when he joined the company from CVS Caremark Corp. Before that he spent several years with Safeway Inc.’s Genuardi’s Family Markets, and with Ahold USA’s Giant Foods-Landover division.

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