DG board nominates Purcell
Home & Textiles Today Staff -- Home Textiles Today, April 19, 2004
Dollar General Corporation's Board of Directors has nominated J. Neal Purcell, retired partner of KPMG, LLP, for election to the board at the company's annual shareholders' meeting in Tennessee on May 25.
"We are delighted that Neal has agreed to serve on the Dollar General Board of Directors," said Dennis Bottorff, chairman of the board's Nominating and Governance Committee, which oversaw the search. "We conducted a thorough and lengthy search, and Neal emerged as the top candidate because of his financial and business acumen, his commitment to integrity and his forthright and sensible manner."
Purcell served on KPMG's Board of Directors and its Management Committee. From October 1998 until his retirement in January 2002, he served as vice chairman in charge of the firm's national audit practice — operations.
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