Kohl's vet joins Tractor Supply board
Tractor Supply Company has appointed Thomas A. Kingsbury to its Board of Directors.
Kingsbury is 40-year retail veteran. He has served as a senior executive with several leading retailers, including Kohl’s Corporation and The May Department Stores Company. Kingsbury has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Burlington Stores, Inc. since December 2008, and he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for Burlington Stores, Inc. in May 2014.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tom to our Board of Directors,” said Cynthia Jamison, Tractor Supply Company’s Chairman of the Board. “Tom is a talented leader with a pulse on consumer behavior and purchasing patterns, as well as an expert in merchandising strategies that drive market share growth and margin improvement. As we continue to focus on linking our physical and digital storefronts into one seamless shopping environment through the ONETractor initiative, we look forward to the contributions Tom will bring to the Company.”
Prior to serving as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Burlington Stores, Inc., Kingsbury served as Senior Executive Vice President of Information Services, E-Commerce, Marketing and Business Development of Kohl's Corporation from August 2006 to December 2008. Prior to 2006, Kingsbury served in various management positions with The May Department Stores Company, an operator of department store chains, commencing in 1976 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Filene's division since February 2000.
Tractor Supply Company operates 1,665 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website at www.tractorsupply.com.