Women Inc. Magazine Recognizes Three Tractor Supply Company Board Members on 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors List
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.,, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO ), the largest rural lifestyle retail chain in the United States, today announced three members of its Board of Directors - Cynthia T. Jamison, Edna K. Morris and Denise L. Jackson - have been named to Women Inc. Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors list.
The 2018 list features a comprehensive directory of influential female directors, executives, influencers and achievers who are currently serving on the boards of S&P 500/Big-Cap publicly held companies and making impacts through their leadership.
“At Tractor Supply, we are proud to congratulate the three talented women on our Board who have been named among the Women Inc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors of 2018,” said Greg Sandfort, Tractor Supply’s Chief Executive Officer. “Tractor Supply’s 29,000 team members are honored to have such exemplary leaders helping to guide our future.”
Cynthia T. Jamison serves as Chairman of the Board at Tractor Supply and is the senior-most member of the Board, having served since 2002. From 2010 to 2014, Ms. Jamison served as Lead Independent Director of the Company. She has extensive financial and accounting experience, including public company reporting, as well as expertise in strategic planning, capitalization and corporate governance gained from her years as a chief financial officer and audit committee chairman for several public companies.
Edna K. Morris has been a Director on the Tractor Supply Board since 2004, making her the second longest-serving Director. Currently, she serves as Chief Executive Officer of Range Restaurant Group since 2008, as Managing Director of Axum Capital Partners since 2012 and as Senior Advisor to the Food Retail and Restaurants Group of PJ SOLOMON since 2018. She has over 40 years of executive leadership experience in restaurant and investment organizations of various sizes and types, in different growth stages and with wide ranging corporate cultures, business models and leadership styles.
Denise L. Jackson was elected as a Director on the Tractor Supply Board in May 2018 and has served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. since 2000. With over 17 years of experience as the general counsel and secretary of a publicly traded company, Ms. Jackson has considerable expertise in corporate governance, legal, compliance, risk management and government affairs.
“It is essential that the achievements and success of professional women are showcased in the highest regard and their stories are told in meaningful ways. Women Inc. is proud to recognize this distinguished group of women serving on public boards,” said Catrina Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of Women Inc. Magazine. “We are inspired by these accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition. We offer congratulations and appreciation to the directors recognized in Women Inc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors edition for their leadership.”
The full Women Inc. Influential Corporate Directors listing is available online exclusively at WomenInc.com/2018MICD.
About Tractor Supply CompanyTractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) is in its 80th year of operation and, since being founded in 1938, has grown to become the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States. With more than 28,000 team members, over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website, Tractor Supply is passionate about serving its unique niche, as a one-stop shop for recreational farmers, ranchers and all those who enjoy living the rural lifestyle. Tractor Supply offers an extensive mix of products necessary to care for home, land, pets and animals with a focus on product localization, exclusive brands and legendary customer service that addresses the needs of the Out Here lifestyle. The Company leverages its physical store assets with digital capabilities to offer customers the convenience of purchasing products they need anytime, anywhere and any way they choose at the everyday low prices they deserve. At September 29, 2018, the Company operated 1,748 Tractor Supply stores in 49 states and an e-commerce website at www.TractorSupply.com.
Tractor Supply Company also owns and operates Petsense, a small-box pet specialty supply retailer focused on meeting the needs of pet owners, primarily in small and mid-size communities, and offering a variety of pet products and services. At September 29, 2018, the Company operated 181 Petsense stores in 27 states. For more information on Petsense, visit www.Petsense.com.
Tractor Supply CompanyInvestor Contacts:Mary Winn Pilkington (615) 440-4212
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