FRED - Fred's, Inc.

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Fred's, Inc.

4300 New Getwell Road
Memphis, TN 38118
United States

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full Time Employees2,642

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Joseph M. AntoCEO & Sec.494.23kN/A1979
Mr. Michael H. LaddChief Operating Officer390.95kN/A1971
Mr. Ritwik ChatterjeeChief Financial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Rodney L. PittmanDirector of Internal Audit & ComplianceN/AN/A1958
Mr. Willie SandsSr. VPN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company, through its stores, offers health, beauty, and personal care products; household cleaning supplies, disposable diapers, pet foods, and paper products; and various general merchandise, and food and beverage products to low, middle, and fixed income families located in small- to medium-sized towns. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores. As of February 2, 2019, the company operated approximately 557 retail stores, including 169 pharmacies and 11 franchised stores located in 15 states primarily in the Southeastern United States. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

Corporate Governance

Fred's, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.