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Tractor Supply Company promotes Kurt D. Barton to SVP

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Staff Writer | Brentwood, Tenn., USA | March 7, 2017
Tractor Supply CompanyMarch 7, 2017, Brentwood, Tenn., USA - Tractor Supply Company, a rural lifestyle retail store chain, announced that Kurt D. Barton has been promoted to senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
Mr. Barton first joined Tractor Supply in 1999 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Controller earlier this year. He had served as the Company's Vice President, Controller since 2009.

Mr. Barton also served as Director, Internal Audit from 2002 to 2009 and held other leadership roles in accounting during his tenure with the Company.

Mr. Barton, a Certified Public Accountant, began his career in public accounting in 1993, spending six years at Ernst & Young, LLP.

Bob Volke has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Controller, effective immediately.

Mr. Volke joined Tractor Supply in April 2007 and has served as the Company's Vice President, Accounting since February 2014.

Mr. Volke's expanded responsibilities include the Company's general accounting and financial reporting, as well as operations accounting and non-merchandise purchasing functions.

Mr. Volke served as Director of Accounting from 2009 to 2014, and has worked directly for Mr. Barton over the last eight years.

A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Volke has more than 30 years of accounting experience in the manufacturing, financial services and publishing industries.