Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 22, 2023
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
500 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, Virginia23320
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

(757) 321-5000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.01 per shareDLTRNASDAQ Global Select Market

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 22, 2023, the Board of Directors of Dollar Tree, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Richard W. Dreiling, age 69, as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective January 29, 2023. Mr. Dreiling, who has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors since March 2022, will continue to serve in that capacity in addition to serving as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dreiling succeeds Michael A. Witynski, whose separation from the Company and resignation as a director is effective January 28, 2023.

Mr. Dreiling previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Dollar General Corporation, the nation’s largest small-box discount retailer, from January 2008 to June 2015. Mr. Dreiling served as Chairman of Dollar General Corporation from December 2008 until January 2016 and as Senior Advisor from June 2015 until January 2016. Before joining Dollar General, Mr. Dreiling served as Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. and Duane Reade Inc., the largest drugstore chain in New York City, from November 2005 until January 2008, and as Chairman of Duane Reade from March 2005 until January 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Dreiling, beginning in July 2003, served as Executive Vice President-Chief Operating Officer of Longs Drug Stores Corporation, an operator of a chain of retail drug stores on the West Coast and Hawaii. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Dreiling served as Executive Vice President-Marketing, Manufacturing and Distribution at Safeway, Inc., a food and drug retailer. Prior to that, Mr. Dreiling served from 1998 to 2000 as President of Vons, a southern California food and drug division of Safeway. Mr. Dreiling currently is a director at Kellogg Company, where he serves on the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Talent Management Committee, and at Lowe’s Companies, Inc., where he is the Lead Independent Director and serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee.

The Company will file an amendment to this Form 8-K disclosing the final compensation arrangements for Mr. Dreiling’s service as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer once available.

There are no transactions between Mr. Dreiling or any member of his immediate family and the Company, or any of its subsidiaries, that would be reportable as a related party transaction under the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, there are no family relationships between Mr. Dreiling and any current director or executive officer of the Company.

In connection with his separation from the Company, Mr. Witynski will be eligible to receive the separation payments provided by his executive agreement with the Company and an annual cash bonus for fiscal year 2022.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On January 24, 2023, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Richard W. Dreiling as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. A copy of the press release is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information contained in this item, including that incorporated by reference, is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.

99.1     Press release, dated January 24, 2023, issued by Dollar Tree, Inc.

104     The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 24, 2023By:  
/s/ Jeffrey A. Davis
Jeffrey A. Davis
 Chief Financial Officer