Dollar General Corporation has appointed Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors, effective February 12, 2018.
The election of McGuire and Santana to Dollar General’s board of directors will bring the total number of directors to 10. McGuire will serve on the compensation committee and Santana will serve on the nominating and governance committee.
McGuire has served as chairman of the board of Mobile Service Center Canada, Ltd., a chain of professional smartphone repair stores since 2017. He retired from McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, after serving as a leader of its global retail and consumer practice for almost 28 years. He also co-founded McKinsey Analytics.
Since 2013, Santana has served as evp/chief marketing officer of Harman International Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. with responsibility for all aspects of Harman’s worldwide marketing strategy. Prior to joining Harman, Santana served as svp/chief marketing officer, North America for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. He also previously served 16 years at PepsiCo with roles of increasing responsibility including vp/marketing, North American beverages.
“Dollar General is excited to welcome Tim and Ralph to its board of directors,” said Michael Calbert, Dollar General’s chairman of the board. “Each brings extensive knowledge of the retail and consumer industries, and we are confident that they will add great value to our board of directors and to Dollar General as it continues its strategic growth.”