Tractor Supply Company announced they had appointed Thomas A. Kingsbury to the Company’s Board of Directors on Nov. 6. Kingsbury has worked in the retail industry for more than 40 years. As Tractor Supply focuses on linking its physical and digital stores through its ONETractor initiative, the company will look to Kingsbury for guidance.
Kingsbury has served as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Burlington Stores since December 2008 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in May 2014. He has also served as senior evp of Information Services, E-Commerce, Marketing and Business Development of Kohl’s Corporation from August 2006 to December 2008 in addition to various management positions with The May Department Stores Company.
Kingsbury commented, “Tractor Supply has an extremely authentic brand with a proven store growth strategy, unique merchandising assortments, and knowledgeable team members that have made them the leading authority in the rural lifestyle segment. I’m excited to be joining the Company’s Board as Tractor Supply continues to implement strategic initiatives to enhance shareholder value.”