Dollar General names John Garratt CFO

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. has promoted John Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial ­officer.

Additionally, Anita Elliott, senior vice president and controller at Dollar General since 2005, has been appointed chief accounting officer. She reports to Garratt in his role as CFO.

Garratt has served as Dollar General’s interim CFO since June 2015 and previously served as its senior vice president of finance and strategy since joining the company in October 2014.

“I’m pleased to announce John’s appointment to CFO. He is an accomplished executive with significant financial experience. As interim CFO, John has already played a key role as we look to implement our zero-based budgeting process and execute our new store growth. We look forward to his future contributions at Dollar General,” said Todd Vasos, chief executive ­officer.

“During her ten years at Dollar General, Anita has consistently demonstrated her leadership and accounting expertise. She is uniquely qualified to serve as our CAO,” Vasos added.

Garratt will oversee all aspects of the company’s financial and information technology operations. Elliott, prior to joining Dollar General, served as vice president and controller of Big Lots Inc.



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