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Tractor Supply Company appoints Ricardo Cardenas to board

Staff Writer |
Brentwood, Tenn., USA - Tractor Supply Company, a retail chain of farm and ranch products, announced that Ricardo Cardenas has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

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Mr. Cardenas has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Darden Restaurants (DRI).

Prior to his current role, Mr. Cardenas served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Darden.

Mr. Cardenas began his career with Darden as an hourly employee in 1984, before joining the restaurant support center team in 1992 as an Auditor.

From there, he held increasingly more responsible positions across accounting and finance.

He briefly left the company in 1998 to work for management consulting firms Bain & Company and the Parthenon Group.

Mr. Cardenas graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting.