Cabela’s Inc. appointed James F. Wright to its board of directors.
“I am delighted that Jim has joined our Board,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s chief executive officer. “Jim’s vision, passion, work ethic and unwavering commitment to Tractor Supply’s mission and values transformed Tractor Supply into a sophisticated and respected retailer. During his tenure, Jim led Tractor Supply to strong and sustained business growth. The Board and Cabela’s will greatly benefit from Jim’s substantial retail and leadership experience.”
Wright served as executive chairman of Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), a farm and ranch supply retailer, from January 2013 through December 2013. Prior to that, Wright served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Tractor Supply Company from November 2007 to January 2013, and previously served as president and chief executive officer from 2004 to November 2007 and as president and chief operating officer from 2000 to 2004.
“Cabela’s compelling omni-channel business model, legendary commitment to customer service, impressive CLUB loyalty program and strong leadership team makes for a powerful combination one that I am thrilled to be joining,” said Wright.