Family Dollar Taps White for evp-chief Merchandising Officer Post

MATTHEWS, N.C. - Family Dollar Stores Inc. has promoted Paul White to the position of executive vp - chief merchandising officer.
     He reports to Michael Bloom, president and coo.
     White joined Family Dollar in 2011 as svp, apparel, home and seasonal.
     Before joining the company, he served as the past president, ceo and director of Goody's LLC. where he was credited with refocusing the merchandising and marketing strategies on the core customer while leading the company's exit from bankruptcy. His other retail career experience includes senior merchandising leadership roles at Shopko Stores and The May Department Stores Company.
     "Through Paul's leadership and strategic vision, Family Dollar has created a compelling mix of discretionary merchandise which has led to a more fun place to shop for our customers," Bloom said. "Paul's promotion will help us continue to broaden our appeal and deliver greater value to our customers."

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