MATTHEWS, N.C. — Family Dollar Stores has announced the passing of Mark Bernstein, a member of the company's board of directors, on April 27. Bernstein was among Family Dollar’s longest-tenured board members, having joined the board in 1980.
Bernstein most recently served as lead director from 2004 to January 2013.
“We are deeply saddened by Mark’s death,” said Howard Levine, Family Dollar’s CEO and chairman of the board. “Mark served on our board for more than thirty years, including nine years as lead director, and his commitment to Family Dollar was unwavering. I am personally grateful for Mark’s years of service and guidance. He was a great champion of our business, and he will truly be missed.”