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Family Dollar appoints new SVP, food

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Less than six months after joining Family Dollar, Tammy L. DeBoer has been named SVP of food.

DeBoer will report to Paul White, EVP and CMO at the rapidly growing discount retailer. This latest appointment comes as the retailer has taken steps to position itself as a one-stop destination for shoppers with expanded assortments of food and consumables.

"Providing customers with a compelling food assortment is key to driving trips and an important initiative for Family Dollar,” said White. “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.”

DeBoer joined Family Dollar in June and since then has led the company’s private brand efforts and focused on improving quality and expanding the assortment. Prior to joining Family Dollar, DeBoer served as VP, GM, for Bloom, a Delhaize America Company. DeBoer has a bachelor of technology degree from Appalachian State University.