John W. Garratt Biography

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John W. Garratt
President and Chief Financial Officer
Dollar General
Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Elected: January 2022
Term expires: December 31, 2023

John W. Garratt has served as president and chief financial officer of Dollar General since September 2022. Headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, Dollar General Corporation operates over 18,000 stores in 46 states.

Mr. Garratt previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2015 to August 2022. Prior to being named chief financial officer, he was senior vice president of finance and strategy. Before joining Dollar General, he served in various roles at Yum! Brands, including vice president of finance, senior director of corporate strategy, and senior director of financial planning. Mr. Garratt previously held various positions of increasing responsibility at Alcoa and General Electric.

He is a member of the boards of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Humana Inc.

Mr. Garratt earned his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and his BS in finance from Indiana University–Bloomington.