GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Wayne Gibson, who joined Dollar General to head up development of its Dollar General Market retail store division, has resigned from the company in a management shake-up, the discounter here said. Gibson was hired in late 2005 to expand the combination store format for Dollar General, which recently announced a slate of turnaround initiatives, including a reduction in new store development. Beryl Buley, division president of merchandising, has also resigned, Dollar General said, while David Bere, president and chief operating officer, was named president and chief strategic officer as part of a new management structure. The company said it would begin a search for a new merchandising head. The merchandising group in the meantime will report directly to Rick Dreiling, chief executive officer.
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