Fresh & Easy to Add 200 Jobs
El Segundo, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said Wednesday it will create 200 jobs over the next two months as the company continues to expand in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. Fresh & Easy created nearly 3,000 jobs in 2008.
Gander Mountain Names Execs
St. Paul, Minn. Gander Mountain Co. announced Monday it has named Michael Owens executive VP and COO, and Steven Uline senior VP, marketing.
Owens is a 27-year veteran of Anheuser-Busch, where he led efforts to expand the company’s product offerings. He most recently served as Anheuser-Busch’s VP, business operations.
Uline worked for Anheuser-Busch for 24 years, most recently as the company’s VP, geographic marketing, field media and special-event marketing.
Both Owens’ and Uline’s responsibilities begin immediately.
Gander Mountain also promoted Eric Jacobsen to executive VP, general counsel and secretary, and Casey Ramm to senior VP, merchandising.
Save Mart Names President
Modesto, Calif. Save Mart Supermarkets announced that it has promoted its COO to serve as president of the company.
Steve Junqueiro replaces Bob Spengler, who retired from Save Mart last January. Save Mart operated without a president last year.
Junqueiro was appointed executive VP in 2007 and COO in 2008. His duties include leading Save Mart’s administrative, merchandising, marketing and distribution operations.