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Tractor Supply makes key board moves

By Gina Acosta - 05/10/2018
The company announced that Denise L. Jackson was elected to its Board of Directors at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

Tractor Supply Co. has added some corporate governance expertise to its board.

The company announced that Denise L. Jackson was elected to its Board of Directors at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

The company’s also re-elected directors Cynthia T. Jamison, Peter D. Bewley, Thomas A. Kingsbury, Ramkumar Krishnan, George MacKenzie, Edna K. Morris, Mark J. Weikel and Gregory A. Sandfort (Chief Executive Officer and Director). 

“Tractor Supply is excited to welcome Denise to our Board of Directors.  The Board will benefit from Denise’s considerable expertise in corporate governance, legal compliance, risk management and government affairs.  Her cross-functional knowledge will help to broaden our Board’s collective capabilities,” said Cynthia Jamison, Tractor Supply Company’s Chairman of the Board.

With the election of Jackson to the Board, Johnston C. Adams has retired from the Board. He did not stand for re-election.  The total number of directors remains at nine members.

“It is an honor to join the Tractor Supply Board of Directors during the Company’s 80th year of operations.  I look forward to contributing to the Tractor Supply team as they execute the Company’s ONETractor strategy to provide a seamless shopping experience for its customers,” said Jackson.

Jackson has more than 17 years of leadership experience in her role as general counsel and corporate secretary of a publicly traded company and has considerable expertise in corporate governance, legal, compliance, risk management and government affairs. Ms. Jackson also has experience in strategy, mergers and acquisitions and executive compensation.  Currently, Jackson serves as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., the nation’s largest healthcare workforce solutions and staffing company.  At AMN Healthcare, she also serves on the Information Security Committee and as an executive sponsor of both the Innovation Program and the Diversity and Inclusion Program.  Additionally, Jackson oversees AMN Healthcare’s corporate social responsibility efforts.

Prior to her current role at AMN Healthcare, Jackson served as Vice President and Senior Counsel of The Mills Corporation between 1995 and 2000. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona and is licensed as an attorney in the states of Arizona, California and New York, as well as the District of Columbia.

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) is in its 80th year of operation and, since being founded in 1938, has grown to operating over 1,700 stores in 49 states.

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