Weis Markets CEO resigns; vice chairman named interim chief executive

Sunbury, Pa. -- Weis Markets announced that company president and CEO David J. Hepfinger has left the company to pursue other interests. Company vice chairman Jonathan H. Weis replaces him as interim CEO. Robert F. Weis remains as company chairman.

Hepfinger has also resigned from the company's board of directors. As part of the reorganization, Kurt Schertle, executive VP, sales and merchandising will report directly to Weis who will also oversee the company's real estate/store development, finance and human resources' teams.

Until the reorganization is complete, Schertle will take on additional responsibilities, overseeing store operations and its operations support team.

Weis Markets operates165 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.

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