Tampa, Fla. Sweetbay Supermarket named company Michael T. Vail has been named president and COO of the chain, according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Vail replaces Shelley Broader, the company's former president and CEO, who left the Sweetbay earlier this month to take a leadership role at the arts and crafts chain Michaels.
Vail previously served as VP of merchandising for Kash n' Karry. There, he provided leadership for the evolution to Hannaford supply chain systems. He later assumed responsibilities of senior VP of retail operations.