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Family Dollar taps new SVP, supply chain


Family Dollar has named Brian D. Hancock as SVP of supply chain, reporting to chairman and CEO Howard R. Levine.

“Since we opened our first store in 1959, our focus has been on providing our customers with great value and convenience. In today’s competitive retail environment, building an efficient, end-to-end supply chain is critical to providing our customers with the compelling values they have come to rely on Family Dollar to deliver,” said Levine. “With Brian’s diverse and extensive background in merchandising, logistics and strategic planning, I know his expertise will help our team achieve our current and future growth initiatives.”

Hancock previously served as president of the North American division for the Martin–Brower Company, the largest supplier of food and materials to McDonald's restaurants worldwide, where he was responsible for all strategic and operational functions in North America. Previous to that, he served as VP of global supply chain for Whirlpool. Hancock also held various positions with Schneider National, a privately held transportation and logistics leader. He has a master’s degree in business from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Family Dollar currently operates more than 8,100 stores in 46 states.

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