NEW YORK — Joshua Jewett has joined Family Dollar Stores in the new post of senior vice president and chief information officer.

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Jewett was most recently senior director of Answerthink, a management consulting firm.

He reports to James Kelly, vice chairman, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of Family Dollar.

“The efforts and results of our technology team have proven that we are one of the best in retail,” Kelly noted in a statement. “Josh’s experience and leadership will enable us to continue to effectively leverage technology.”

Based in Matthews, N.C., Family Dollar operates more than 4,500 discount stores in 41 states.