MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores  here said Monday that it has promoted former Delhaize executive Tammy DeBoer to the position of senior vice president of food.
DeBoer joined Family Dollar in June as vice president of private brands and led the company’s efforts to improve quality and selection of its own-label products, Family Dollar said. These efforts included the introduction of 400 new items and a six-year partnership with distributor McLane. Previously, DeBoer served as vice president and general manager for Food Lion’s Bloom stores.
In her new role, she succeeds Trey Johnson III, who left the company to pursue other opportunities, the company said.
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"Providing customers with a compelling food assortment is key to driving trips and an important initiative for Family Dollar,” Paul White, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for the retailer, said in a statement. “Tammy’s proven track record in the food industry and her strategic leadership will help drive further enhancements to our assortment and help us increase customer loyalty as we work to continue to expand our market share.”
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