David’s career spans over 30 years working within the retail and branded consumer product manufacturing industries in both domestic and international markets.
From June 2003 until July 2007, David served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer of general merchandise with over $10 billion of annual revenues headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN.
David retired from Dollar General after repositioning the company for growth and leading a successful sale of the business to private equity firm, KKR. From July 2002 to March 2003, David was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pillowtex Corporation, a textile manufacturing company located in Kannapolis, NC.
Previously, David held various positions with large consumer products companies including Executive Vice President of Reebok International and President and CEO of the Reebok brand, Vice President of Operations at Sara Lee Corporation, and Senior Vice President of Asian Operations at Haggar Clothing. Earlier in his career, he worked in management consulting for Kurt Salmon Associates.
Mr. Perdue earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s degree in Operations Research from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update