Dollar Tree Inc., a discount variety store operator, has named Michael Witynski as COO. Witynski, 52, will be responsible for store operations and real estate for Dollar Tree bannered stores in the U.S. and all retail operations and real estate in Canada. Witynski has served as SVP of stores since joining Dollar Tree in 2010. Prior to joining the company, he held executive positions at Shaw’s Supermarkets and Supervalu Inc. during his 29-year career in the grocery industry. Witynski will report to Bob Sasser, CEO.
“We are pleased to announce Mike’s recent promotion to COO,” said Sasser. “Mike is an accomplished retailer. He has been a key leader in Dollar Tree’s continued growth and operating performance since joining the company in 2010…This leadership appointment is a component of our ongoing integration following our Family Dollar acquisition.”
Dollar Tree, a Fortune 500 company, operates more than 13,600 stores across 48 states and five Canadian provinces. Stores operate under the brands of Dollar Tree, Dollar Tree Canada, Deals and Family Dollar.