Vitamin Shoppe appoints two to board
Both Mr. Dolgin and Mr. Smith will stand for re-election at the upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Tracy Dolgin has been associated with the YES Network since 2004 when he joined as President in CEO.
Mr. Dolgin was named non-executive Chairman in 2016 and transitioned to board member in January 2017.
Prior to joining YES he was Managing Director and Co-Head of Houlihan Lokey's Media, Sports and Entertainment Practice.
From 1992 through 2003 Mr. Dolgin was employed at various Fox media properties; President, Fox Sports Net; Chief Operating Officer, Fox Cable Networks; Executive Vice President, Fox Sports and Executive Vice President of Marketing, Fox Broadcasting.
Prior to Fox, he was Senior Vice President at HBO Video.
Alexander W. Smith most recently served as President and CEO of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. a specialty home furnishings retailer.
Prior to joining Pier 1, from 2001 to 2007, Mr. Smith served as Group President of the TJX Companies where he oversaw the operations of Home Goods, Marshalls and TJ Maxx.
He was also instrumental in the development of the TK Maxx stores in the United Kingdom as well as running the company's international operations.
For the prior 20 years, Mr. Smith held positions of increasing responsibility at other retailers including; Lane Crawford, Owen Owen and Harvey Nichols in the U.K., Hong Kong and Singapore. ■