Former senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of The Borders Group, brings 25 years of experience to The Pantry.
The Pantry Inc. has announced that Thomas Carney is joining its executive leadership team as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.
Carney joins The Pantry from Borders Group Inc. In his new role at The Pantry, he will oversee the legal affairs team, including board governance, securities regulation, and labor and employment law issues. In addition, he will have oversight of the risk management group.
“Tom is a proven leader with more than 25 years of experience in business and corporate law, and we are excited to have him join the leadership team,” said The Pantry’s President and CEO Terry Marks.
Carney joined Borders Group in 1994 as general counsel and secretary, and was promoted to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary in 2004. He previously served as vice president, general counsel and secretary at Hoover Universal Inc. and as a partner at the Dickinson Wright law firm.
Carney is a graduate from the University of Michigan Law School and a former chairman of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
The Pantry Inc. operates 1,659 stores in 13 states under select banners, including Kangaroo Express, its primary operating banner.