Family Dollar promotes Reiser to SVP/lead merchandising officer

According to an internal memo from Family Dollar president and COO Mike Bloom, Jason Reiser has been elevated to the role of SVP/lead merchandising officer at the company.

"In this role, Jason will have executive responsibility for leading cohesive merchandising strategy and execution," Bloom wrote. "Jason has already made a positive impact since joining Family Dollar in July. In this new role, he will use his strong team leadership experience and his extensive discount retail background with Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club to drive our continued success."

Tammy DeBoer, SVP food and private brands, and Holly Shaskey-Platek, SVP apparel, home and general merchandise, will report to Reiser. Rick Siliakus, VP household products, and Jim Trappani, VP health and beauty aids, will continue to report to Reiser.

Reiser will report to Bloom.

Additionally, to further evolve the company's global sourcing capabilities, the global sourcing organization will align under the executive direction of Holly Shaskey-Platek. Jennifer Warner, VP global sourcing, will report to Shaskey-Platek.

Reiser came to Family Dollar in July from Sam’s Club, where he spent more than 17 years in a variety of roles, including, most recently, VP merchandising, health and family care. Reiser has a bachelor of science degree from Northeastern University.