BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Tractor Supply Company has announced that Matthew Rubin has been named senior vice president and general manager of Petsense, effective Feb. 1. Rubin will report directly to Hal Lawton, president and CEO of Tractor Supply, and will join the company’s Executive Committee. Rubin will succeed Steve Neibergall, vice president of Petsense, who has announced his intent to retire.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Matthew to Petsense. Matthew is a seasoned retail executive with a strong history of accomplishments. His skill set and extensive experience will be an immediate asset to Petsense as we look to enhance our merchandising, productivity and customer experience,” said Hal Lawton, Tractor Supply Company’s president and CEO.
Lawton continued, “We would like to thank Steve for all he has done for Petsense over the last six years, and we wish him the very best in his retirement.”
Rubin previously served as senior vice president of business development & growth at The Michaels Companies, where he was responsible for developing and leading MichaelsPro, mergers and acquisitions, and managing key strategic growth initiatives across the company.