Dollar General Corporation
DOLLAR GENERAL CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/10/2015 08:17:46)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 9, 2015


Dollar General Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Tennessee

001-11421

61-0502302

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


100 Mission Ridge

Goodlettsville, Tennessee

 

37072

(Address of principal executive offices)

  (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:     (615) 855-4000

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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ITEM 5.02

DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.

On June 10, 2015, Dollar General Corporation (the “Company”) announced that Greg Sparks, Executive Vice President, Store Operations, has ceased employment with the Company effective June 9, 2015.   In addition, on the same date, the Company announced that Jeff Owen will replace Mr. Sparks as Executive Vice President, Store Operations, effective June 15, 2015.  Mr. Owen previously served in various roles at the Company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Store Operations from August 2011 until July 2014. The related press release is attached as Exhibit 99 hereto.

ITEM 9.01

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

 

              (a)

Financial statements of businesses acquired. N/A

              (b)

Pro forma financial information. N/A

              (c)

Shell company transactions. N/A

              (d)

Exhibits. See Exhibit Index immediately following the signature page hereto.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Date:

June 10, 2015

DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION

 
 
 

By:

 

/s/ Rhonda M. Taylor

 

Rhonda M. Taylor

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

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EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

99

News release dated June 10, 2015


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Exhibit 99

Dollar General Announces Jeff Owen as EVP of Store Operations

Former Dollar General Executive Will Rejoin the Company

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2015--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Jeff Owen will rejoin the Company as executive vice president of store operations effective June 15, 2015. Owen previously spent more than 20 years with Dollar General where his most recent role was senior vice president of store operations.

“Jeff’s experience at Dollar General brings unique perspectives and insights to our store operations team. We look forward to welcoming him back to Dollar General and his contributions in this critical role as we execute our new store growth,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer.

The Company also announced that Greg Sparks, EVP of store operations, has departed effective June 9, 2015.

“I would like to thank Greg for his contributions to Dollar General over the last three years. I wish him the best in his future endeavors,” said Vasos.

Owen began his career at Dollar General in 1992. He served as a store manager with progression through various roles of increasing responsibility. From August 2011 until July 2014, he was senior vice president of store operations leading nearly 5,000 stores and 40,000 employees. Prior to August 2011, Owen served as vice president, division manager. From November 2006 to March 2007, he served as retail division manager. Prior to November 2006, he was senior director, operations process improvement.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 12,000 stores in 43 states, Dollar General has more retail locations in the U.S. than any other discount retailer. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

CONTACT:
Dollar General Corporation
Investor Contacts:
Mary Winn Pilkington, 615-855-5536
or
Matt Hancock, 615-855-4811
or
Media Contacts:
Dan MacDonald, 615-855-5209
or
Crystal Ghassemi, 615-855-5210