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Dollar General makes executive promotions and additions

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Goodlettsville, Tennessee – June 28, 2022 – Dollar General BB #:172794 is pleased to announce new leadership promotions across the Company.

Effective immediately, these promotions reflect Dollar General’s continuing culture of employee growth and success and illustrate the Company’s priority of creating opportunities for employees.

Mark Banister

Mark Banister has been promoted to senior vice president, in-store experience. In this role, Banister will lead the space management, project execution and support, fixtures and supplies, and store planning teams. He joined Dollar General in 2009 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility leading the in-store experience teams.

Dr. Johné Battle has been promoted to senior vice president of diversity and inclusion. Since joining Dollar General in 2020, he has been instrumental in advancing DG’s efforts to extend the Company’s operating priority to “invest in diverse teams through development, empowerment and inclusion.”

Johne Battle

Ivan Reeves

Ivan Reeves has been promoted to senior vice president of supply chain human resources. He joined Dollar General in 2002 as part of the human resources team. Reeves will lead supply chain human resources for the Company’s current 28 distribution centers, as well as the growing private fleet network. Most recently, Reeves held the position on vice president of supply chain and human resources.

Michael Auyeung has been promoted to vice president of merchandising. With more than 35 years of merchandising experience, Auyeung joined the Company’s pOpshelf merchandising team in 2019 and will lead beauty, health, stationary, arts and crafts, toys and electronics merchandising. pOpshelf, which launched in fall 2020, currently operates 66 stores in 7 states.

Michael Auyeung

Rick Channell

Rick Channell has been promoted to vice president, division merchandise manager. He joined DG in 2011, most recently serving as senior director of merchandising. Channell will lead teams across multiple categories and be responsible for merchandising strategies in health, beauty and personal care.

Scott Miller has been promoted to vice president of space management. Since joining DG in 2009, Miller continues to support store operations teams, merchant groups and vendor communities through planogram construction, database administration, third-party merchandising operations and new store publication functions.

Scott Miller

Allen Warch has joined Dollar General as vice president, division merchandise manager with leadership of fresh merchandise. Warch brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership in fresh produce procurement and merchandising.

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Allen Warch

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,356 stores in 47 states as of April 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at