Category Archives: People On The Move

C&S Wholesale brings in McKesson exec

C&S Wholesale Grocers appoints seasoned executive as its new Chief Supply Chain Officer.  The company announced  the appointment of Chris Smith as Chief Supply Chain Officer, effective Oct. 15. Smith will lead all Operations and Transportation teams.

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Wakefern Appoints SVP of Marketing

Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative, has hired Erik Keptner as its SVP of marketing. Keptner brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to his new role, in which he will create marketing and merchandising strategies that build upon the co-op’s legacy of successful retail brands.

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AWG Makes Organizational Changes

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) has made two organizational changes: Scott Welman is now EVP and chief development officer, and Stephanie Becker is now SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary, succeeding Welman.

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Michael P. D’Amour Elected to Big Y Board

Michael P. D’Amour, EVP of Springfield, Mass.-based Big Y Foods Inc. has been elected as a corporate director on the company’s board. D’Amour will continue in his corporate role of overseeing sales, marketing, distribution and merchandising for Big Y.

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Big Y Names Marketing VP

Big Y Foods Inc. has appointed John W. Schnepp III to the position of VP of marketing. Reporting to EVP Michael P. D’Amour, Schnepp will continue to oversee all marketing and advertising for the Springfield, Mass.-based grocer.

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