Gregory A. Sandfort
(born 1956) – also known as Greg – is a business executive in the retail industry.
Current executive roles
Sandfort is the President (since 2009), Director and Chief Executive Officer (since 2013) of Tractor Supply Company. He is also a Director at WD-40 Company (since 2011). He is on the board at the National Retail Federation and the Tractor Supply Company.
His total compensation for 2013 was: $4,785,726.
Prior to his current key role at the firm, Sandfort held a variety of other key executive positions including: Chief Operating Officer, Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vice President. Since joining the firm in 2007, he worked in the following departments: inventory management, product merchandising, stores organization and supply chain.
In 2006, he worked at Michaels Stores Inc., in the capacity of Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. Other roles he held at the firm included: Co-Principal Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, VP, Divisional Merchandise Manager for Lazarus Department Stores.
Other firms he has worked at over the nearly three decades he has been in the industry include: Vice Chairman and Co-CEO at Kleinert’s Inc., VP and General Merchandise Manager of Children’s Apparel, Furniture, Toys, and Electronic Games at Sears, Senior VP, MD at Arthur Anderson/Right Associates, Inc.
Beginning his career in 1976 at F.W. Woolworth/Woolco, Sandfort has also worked at Federated Department Stores and Sears Roebuck and Company.
Source @ Wikipedia
Sandfort has a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Louisville.