chief operating officer

Knopf gets bigger role, president’s title at Raley’s

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Raley’s has awarded the title of president to Keith Knopf, the supermarket chain’s chief operating officer. The company said the move reflects a change of focus for majority owner and chief executive officer Michael Teel, who intends to spend more time in the community encouraging vendors, farmers and government agencies to

Food Lion stores rebanner as Weis

SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets Inc. last month announced plans to convert 38 recently acquired Food Lion stores in three Mid-Atlantic states to Weis Markets outlets. The conversions should be completed by the end of October, said Kurt Schertle, chief operating officer at Weis Markets. The move will double the number of Weis Markets in

Vitamin Shoppe names Reiser COO

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Former Family Dollar Stores Inc. and Walmart executive Jason Reiser has been named chief operating officer of Vitamin Shoppe Inc. Reiser, whose appointment takes effect July 11, will have overall day-to-day responsibility for Vitamin Shoppe’s operational execution (store operations, merchandising, supply chain and information technology) and for leading those teams through implementing

Stiller slated to leave Walgreens

Stiller slated to leave Walgreens

NEW YORK — Beth Stiller, group vice president of retail brands and global sourcing at Walgreens, is leaving the company to join Massage Envy as chief operating officer. A former Duane Reade executive, Stiller played a key role in the creation of the first Walgreens flagship store — a Duane Reade outlet at 40 Wall

Hy-Vee promotes Marshall to COO

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has named Jay Marshall chief operating officer, in one of three recent promotions at the company. He had been executive vice president and chief retail officer. With the promotion, Marshall becomes only the fourth person in the company’s history to hold the COO title. He will remain in

Target taps Potts for pivotal role

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. recently announced the promotion of Janna Potts to executive vice president and chief stores officer, replacing Tina Tyler. Potts will be responsible for the leadership of Target’s 1,805 stores across the United States. She will serve as a member of Target’s leadership team and will report to Target’s chief operating officer,