Dollar Tree has appointed Thomas Dickson as a new independent director to the company’s board, effective January 1, 2019. Dickson’s appointment is to fill the vacancy created by the previously announced retirement of Mary Anne Citrino as a director.
Prior to his retirement, Dickson served as CEO of Harris Teeter, from 1997 until 2014, and also served as chairman of the board of Harris Teeter from 2006 until 2014.
“We are delighted to announce that Tad Dickson is joining Dollar Tree’s board,” said Bob Sasser, executive chairman, Dollar Tree. “Tad’s addition represents the fourth independent director joining our board since May 2016. Tad’s extensive executive leadership experience in consumables retail will be a welcomed addition to our board. With two large complementary brands, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, we have an unparalleled opportunity to serve more customers in all markets as we continue to grow our business.”