Dollar General Appoints Wenkoff Chief Information Officer

Dollar General has appointed Carman Wenkoff as evp/chief information officer, effective July 10.

Wenkoff replaces current CIO Ryan Boone, who recently announced his retirement. He brings a broad range of experience to Dollar General with success in implementing digital strategies and payment and loyalty solutions at the retail level, the company said.

He most recently served as chief information officer and chief digital officer for Subway. Prior to his role at Subway, Wenkoff was part of the IT and management team at Subway restaurant’s franchisee-owned independent purchasing cooperative and served as chairman of the Retail Gift Card Association. Previous to that, he served in senior IT management positions with several tech firms focused on digital marketing and payment and loyalty solutions.

“I am excited to have someone with Carman’s experience and digital expertise to be joining our team to lead this important part of the business,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “We continue to focus on enhancing our digital presence and meeting our customers when and how they decide to engage with us. I’m confident with Carman’s vision we will continue to strengthen these efforts as well as leveraging technology to improve our processes, lower costs and drive a better customer experience.”