Family Dollar Names Brad Rogers Senior Vice President – Real Estate
MATTHEWS, N.C. -- June 10, 2013
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced that it has named Brad
Rogers Senior Vice President – Real Estate. Replacing Keith Gehl, who retires
from the company at the end of June, Mr. Rogers will report to Howard R.
Levine, Chairman and CEO.
“For more than 53 years, our real estate strategy has been to open Family
Dollar stores where our customers live and work,” said Mr. Levine. “Brad’s
real estate experience and leadership will ensure that we continue to bring
value and convenience to hundreds of new neighborhoods and thousands of new
customers each year.
“Throughout his 10-year career with Family Dollar, Keith Gehl has led our real
estate efforts and had a significant impact on the strengthening and expansion
of our real estate capabilities,” continued Levine. “I sincerely appreciate
the significant contributions he made during his career with Family Dollar and
wish him all the best in his retirement.”
Mr. Rogers joined Family Dollar in 1998 as a real estate manager with
responsibility for new store development in North and South Carolina. Between
2006 and 2011, Mr. Rogers assumed greater roles with increased
responsibilities, and in 2011, he was named Vice President – Real Estate. Mr.
Rogers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and earned a
Juris Doctor from Emory University.
About Family Dollar
Beginning with one store in Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1959, the Company
currently operates more than 7,800 stores in 45 states. Family Dollar Stores,
Inc., a Fortune 300 company, is based in Matthews, North Carolina, just
outside of Charlotte and is a publicly held company with common stock traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information,
please visit www.familydollar.com.
Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
Bryn Winburn, 704-708-1653
Public Relations Manager
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