Ahold’s Giant/Martin unit taps former Save-A-Lot exec as president

Carlisle, Pa. -- Ahold USA on Monday announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the company’s Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4.

Lenkevich, who most recently served as COO and senior VP retail operations at Save-A-Lot Food Stores, will manage all aspects of the division, with responsibility for Giant and Martin’s sales, operating profits, organization and people.

“Tom’s decades of grocery experience combined with his central Pennsylvanian roots makes him a great addition to the Giant/Martin's division and the Ahold USA leadership team,” stated James McCann, COO Ahold USA. “In addition to leading the division, Tom will be driving activities to achieve sales results and working with the Giant/Martin's team to preserve the heritage of the local brand while at the same time reshaping retail with a strong focus on reinvesting in value and quality, and offering customers an omnichannel shopping experience to meet their needs both today and in the future.”

Giant/Martin operates nearly 200 supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia under the banners of Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets.

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