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.
Bryn Winburn, 704-708-1653
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