MATTHEWS, N.C.-Family Dollar has appointed Mary Winston executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Winston thus assumes responsibility for the retailer’s financial operations, including accounting, treasury, tax, financial planning, investor relations and internal audit. She reports directly to Howard Levine, chairman and CEO.
Winston is succeeding Kenneth T. Smith, who is serving in a transition role as senior vice president of finance until October, when he is expected to leave the company.
Before joining Family Dollar, Winston was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Giant Eagle, the chain of supermarket and fuel/convenience stores. She also held key financial positions with Scholastic Corp., Visteon and Pfizer.