Jennifer Beugelmans
Jennifer Beugelmans

Dollar General has hired Jennifer Beugelmans, who was VP-IR at Etsy Inc., for the VP-IR and PR position.

She also will handle corporate communications and community initiatives for the Goodlettsville, TN-based retailer with more than 14,300 stores in 44 states.

Beugelmans is credited with building the IR team that supported the 2015 initial public offering of the Dumbo, Brooklyn-based global commerce marketplace.

During her more than 20-year communications career, Beugelmans held posts at Joele Frank, Pure Communications and EVC Group.

Dollar General reported third-quarter (ended Nov. 3) revenues rose a robust 11 percent to $5.9B. The performance was sparked in part by hurricane-related sales.

Net income advanced 4.2 percent to $252.5M.

Dollar General’s stock trades at $88.04. 52-week range is $105.82, $65.97.

Etsy’s stock hit a $27.40 high today and traded as low as $9.40 during the past year.