Williamsville, N.Y. Tops Markets has appointed Kevin Darrington to serve as COO.
Darrington began working for Tops in 2008 as CFO, a position he will retain.
In the COO position, he will be responsible for all merchandising and marketing functions, as well as direction, control and coordination of finance and information technology for the chain.
Darrington was senior VP and chief accounting officer of Pathmark Stores prior to working for Tops.