Genesco President Adds CEO Role
Nashville, Tenn. Genesco Inc. said Thursday president Robert J. Dennis will take on the additional role of CEO, effective Aug. 1. Current CEO and Chairman Hal N. Pennington will continue to serve as executive chairman, the company said.
The company said the change is part of the company’s internal succession plan that began when Dennis was appointed COO in 2005.
Widow of Stater Bros. founder passes away
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. Jack Brown, chairman and ceo of Stater Bros. Markets, has announced the passing of Elsie Stater, widow of Stater Bros’. founder Cleo Stater.
Brown stated, “We will miss Elsie’s visits and calls to us. She lived many years in San Bernardino and maintained her local friendships with once-a-month lunch dates. She will be missed by all of the Stater Bros. “Family” of Employees.”
Michaelson leaves FreshDirect
NEW YORK Steve Michaelson, who had been president and ceo, hs left web grocer FreshDirect. Previous to his post at FreshDirect he had been senior vp of marketing and merchandising at Weis supermarkets and, before that, marketing vp at Wegman’s.