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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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Dollar General Corporation

100 Mission Ridge
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
United States
615 855 4000

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full-time employees163,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Todd J. VasosCEO & Director6.2M75.97M1962
Mr. John W. GarrattPres & CFO2.21M10M1969
Mr. Jeffery Carl OwenChief Operating Officer2.82MN/A1970
Mr. Carman R. WenkoffExec. VP & Chief Information Officer1.71M1.29M1968
Ms. Rhonda M. TaylorExec. VP & Gen. Counsel1.87M5.24M1968
Ms. Anita C. ElliottSr. VP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1965
Ms. Julie ElmoreVP & CTON/AN/AN/A
Mr. Kevin WalkerVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Christine L. ConnollyChief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kathleen A. ReardonExec. VP & Chief People OfficerN/AN/A1972
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. It offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, disinfectants, and laundry products; packaged food comprising cereals, pasta, canned soups, fruits and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. The company's consumable products also comprise snacks, such as candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soaps, body washes, shampoos, cosmetics, and dental hygiene and foot care products; pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. In addition, it offers seasonal products comprising holiday items, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products that include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Further, the company provides apparel, which comprise casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of February 25, 2022, it operated 18,190 stores in 47 states in the United States. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Corporate governance

Dollar General Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 October 2022 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 7; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.