Dollar General Corporation has announced the promotion of Kelly Dilts to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective May 1. The company’s current President and Chief Financial Officer John Garratt will retain his role as President until his planned retirement on June 2.
Since joining Dollar General in July 2019, Dilts has served as Senior Vice President, Finance with responsibility for financial planning and analysis; procurement; margin planning and analytics; decision science and analytics; and investor relations.
“I’m confident in Kelly’s ability to lead Dollar General as CFO based on her meaningful leadership and contributions since joining our team in 2019,” said Jeff Owen, Dollar General’s Chief Executive Officer. “Kelly steps into the role after several years of strategic succession development with John and additional senior leaders across the business. I am confident she will not only thrive as CFO, but continue to elevate our finance team.”
Dilts has 30 years of experience in retail financial and strategic planning, operational finance and controllership. Before joining Dollar General, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, as well as roles of increasing responsibility at Tailored Brands Inc., including Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations.
Dollar General has 19,147 stores across the U.S. and in Mexico.