Dollar General Names Wenkoff CIO


Goodlettsville, TN — Carman Wenkoff has been named executive vice-president and chief information officer (CIO) for Dollar General Corp., replacing retiring Ryan Boone.

Carman Wenkoff
Carmen Wenkoff

Wenkoff brings considerable experience to the position, having successfully implemented digital strategies, and payment and loyalty solutions at retail, Dollar General reports.

Most recently he held the roles of CIO and chief digital officer for Subway IP Inc., where he helped create a digital marketing platform and point-of-sale system, according to the discount retailer. Additionally, he worked in IT and on the management team at Subway’s franchisee-owned Independent Purchasing Cooperative. Wenkoff was also chairman of the Retail Gift Card Association.

Todd Vasos, Dollar General CEO, says: “We continue to focus on enhancing our digital presence, and meeting our customers when and how they decide to engage with us. I’m confident with Carmen’s vision we will continue to strengthen these efforts as well as leveraging technology to improve our processes, lower costs and drive a better customer experience.”