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Michael Medline to lead Empire Co. and Sobeys

Michael Medline to lead Empire Co. and Sobeys

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Michael Medline has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Empire Co. and its subsidiary Sobeys Inc., a Canadian supermarket chain. Medline will also serve on the board of directors of Empire, the company announced on Thursday. Medline is the former president and CEO of Canadian Tire Corp. “Michael Medline is

Sobeys’ Poulin exits CEO post

Marc Poulin has left his posts as president and chief executive officer of Sobeys Inc. and the Canadian grocery chain’s parent company, Empire Co. His sudden departure, announced by Empire’s board last month, came soon after Empire reported a $2.13 billion net loss for its 2016 financial year. The loss was mainly attributed to Sobeys’

Sobeys president and CEO Marc Poulin steps down

Sobeys president and CEO Marc Poulin steps down

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia  — Marc Poulin has left his posts as president and chief executive officer of Sobeys Inc. and the Canadian grocery chain’s parent company, Empire Co. His sudden departure, announced by Empire’s board on Friday, comes just over a week after Empire reported a $2.13 billion net loss for its 2016 financial year.

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

Sobeys names Castonguay head merchant

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Veteran Home Depot executive Lyne Castonguay has been named chief merchandising officer at Sobeys Inc. She will oversee all aspects of Sobeys go-to-market strategy, with responsibility for category management, marketing, data insights, research, procurement, private label and merchandising as well as the company’s digital strategy. The retailer’s operations include the Nova

Sobeys names Newlands Campbell division head

Sobeys names Newlands Campbell division head

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Sobeys Inc. has named Beth Newlands Campbell president of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit. An experienced grocery industry leader, she has spent 30 years in progressively senior marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion banners. Most recently, she served as president

Sobeys’ combo format debuts in Atlantic Canada

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Sobeys Inc. unveiled its new convenience and fuel store format to customers in Atlantic Canada early this month. The store features tasty, on-the-go meal solutions and easy fuel fill-ups for travelers. “Consumer research has shown us that customers are looking for more fresh food options to meet their on-the-go needs. They