Philadelphia Acme Markets announced that its president Judith A. Spires is resigning and will leave her post on Friday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. She is leaving "to pursue a new career opportunity" with an unidentified employer.
Acme’s parent company Supervalu said a successor would be announced at a later date.
Spires, who has run the Acme division since 2006, had previously been president of the Dallas/Fort Worth division of Albertsons, the supermarket corporation that also owned Acme Markets until Supervalu purchased Albertsons in 2006.
She began her career at Acme over forty years ago while working at as a checkout employee in a South Jersey location.