MATTHEWS — Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) today announced that it has named Jeffrey W. Macak to the position of executive vice president–supply chain. Macak will report to Mike Bloom, president and COO.
“With more than 25 years of wide-ranging operational experience, in both retailing and supply chain, Jeffrey’s background and leadership skills are a perfect complement to our operations and growth initiatives,” said Family Dollar President and COO, Mike Bloom. “In today’s highly competitive retail environment, building an efficient end-to-end supply chain is critical to our success, and we will look to Jeffrey’s extensive expertise to advance our ongoing efforts to improve supply chain efficiencies and drive increased value for our customers.”
For the last 13 years, Macak has served as vice president of global supply chain for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., where he was responsible for the supply chain, logistics and distribution of goods for the company and its subsidiaries. He has also held various positions with Ameriserve Inc., acquired by McLane Company; The Hechinger Company, a home improvement retailer; KPMG Consulting LLP; and Deloitte-Garr Consulting Group; and Manugistics Inc. Mr. Macak holds a master’s degree in industrial management from Clarkson University.
Family Dollar began in 1959 with one store in Charlotte, and currently operates more than 7,900 stores in 46 states.