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Family Dollar names Wook Lee SVP - Global Sourcing

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Apr '07
Family Dollar Stores Inc announced that it has named Wook Lee to the position of Senior Vice President - Global Sourcing. In this new position, Mr. Lee will have responsibility for the development of the Company's comprehensive sourcing strategy. Mr. Lee will report to Robert George, Executive Vice President - Merchandising.

"Today, approximately 40% of our merchandise is manufactured globally. Enhancing our global sourcing capabilities will enable us to improve merchandise quality and lower our production and supply chain costs," said Howard R. Levine, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "With significant experience in global sourcing, production and quality assurance efforts, Wook is a talented addition to our leadership team."

Mr. Lee's extensive retail experience includes nine years with Target Corporation where his last position was as Global Vice President of Production Service. Most recently, Mr. Lee served as President of A & O Consulting, a consulting group that provides advisory services to multi-national apparel development and manufacturing companies, with production facilities in China, Southeast Asia and Central America. Mr. Lee earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Mississippi State University.

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