Dollar General Adds Cracker Barrel CEO To Board
Friday December 7th, 2012 - 10:37AM
These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others!
Dollar General Corp. has elected Sandy Cochran, president and CEO of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, to its board of directors. Cochran’s election brings the total number of directors on Dollar General’s board to nine, and the number of independent directors to five.
Cochran will serve on the audit committee of Dollar General's board and has been designated an audit committee financial expert.
Cochran joined Cracker Barrel in April 2009 as evp and CFO. She was named president and COO in November 2010 and appointed to her current position in September of 2011. She was previously CEO at book retailer Books-A-Million, Inc. and also served as that company's president, CFO and vp/finance.
Tags: Housewares Cookware & Bakeware Vacuum Cleaners/Electric Cleaning Health & Personal Care Home Décor Home Environment Small Electrics Organization & Cleaning Tabletop Gadgets & Kitchen Tools Retail
Dissecting what Ron Johnson got wrong during his brief, calamitous term at the helm of J.C. Penney is sure to be the focal point of retail strategy and tactics lessons for years to come. But Penney’s future could still hinge to some extent on what he got right.