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Dollar General makes executive promotions

DG has promoted five associates

Dollar General is pleased to announce the appointment of five leadership roles at the company.

Rod West has been promoted to executive vice president, global supply chain. In this role he will lead the company’s distribution center operations, transportation, demand chain and its private fleet. West most recently served as senior vice president of distribution. He joined DG in 2005 and led supply chain, finance, merchandising, market, and store development initiatives during the past 18 years.

Jeff Vaughan has been promoted to senior vice president, inventory and demand management. In this role, Vaughan will oversee essential inventory management functions across the organization including demand planning, product fulfillment, and demand management. Most recently he served as vice president, division merchandise manager, leading the candy, snacks, beverages, beer, wine, and tobacco categories. Vaughan joined Dollar General in 2012 and has held positions of increasing responsibility including demand chain management analyst, senior buyer, and senior director or merchandising. 

Pooh Vichidvongsa has been appointed to vice president, division merchandise manager, of health and beauty. She joined DG in 2008 as a pricing analyst and has held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently leading the home division and holiday events categories as vice president, division merchandise manager. In that role, Pooh was responsible for initiatives and product development within non-consumables (NCI) and was instrumental in the creation and roll-out of NCI, designed to refresh DG’s general merchandise and improve the customer shopping experience. 

Matthew Belcher has been promoted to vice president, division merchandise manager, overseeing candy, snacks, and tobacco categories. He most recently served as senior director of merchandising. Belcher has more than 17 years of retail merchandising experience, joining Dollar General in 2010 as a merchandising assistant and has held roles of increasing responsibility during his 13-year tenure with the company. 

Doug Pace has been promoted to vice president, financial planning and analysis (FP&A). He has been leading FP&A at Dollar General since 2021 and was instrumental in building the company’s long-term growth model, developing the FP&A team and working closely with business partners to enhance profitability. Pace brought more than a decade of experience and expertise to Dollar General in investment banking, strategic analysis, and financial planning when he joined the team in 2017 as senior manager, strategy and corporate development, and he was promoted into roles of increasing responsibility.



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