Rite Aid Promotes Exec
Camp Hill, Pa. Rite Aid announced that Robert I. Thompson has been promoted to senior VP of the Northeast division where he will supervise operations of more than 1,000 stores.
When Thompson joined Rite Aid in 2004 as VP of pharmacy business development, he was charged with developing and implementing strategic initiatives to grow the company’s pharmacy business. He has been involved in planning and implementing Rite Aid’s integration of the recently purchased Brooks and Eckerd drugstore chains.
DAVACO Names Director of Restaurant Division
DAVACO, Inc., the national leading provider of retail and restaurant services, recently named Tom Sacco as director of the company’s restaurant division. In this role, Sacco will lead the expansion of DAVACO’s restaurant business and oversee the team’s execution of remodel, re-image, new restaurants and special project programs for national and regional restaurant clients from a variety of foodservice segments, including quick service, casual and fine dining. Sacco reports to F.L. Chase, senior vice president of retail operations, of DAVACO, Inc.
Sacco joins DAVACO with over 20 years experience driving growth of restaurant services. He formerly served as VP of sales and business development for MIRUS Restaurant Solutions, VP of operations for Fox Sports Grill, director of Texas operations for BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, and president of Triangle Foodservice Corp.
Perkowitz+Ruth Architects Names Joseph Serruya to Director
Perkowitz+Ruth Architects has named Joseph Serruya director. Serruya, based in the Washington D.C. office of P+R Architects, assumes responsibilities of business development and senior-project oversight for the Eastern region.
Serruya joined P+R Architects in 1999 as a senior job captain. Since then he earned positions of increasing responsibility and most recently served as Associate, working side-by-side with the previous Director to manage office staff and oversee the Wal-Mart program in the Northeastern region.
Serruya possesses over 17 years of experience in planning, design, construction documentation, construction contract administration and project management. Throughout his career, he has successfully provided architectural services to a range of clients on numerous building and project types, including big-box retail, retail interiors, shopping centers, office-base buildings, and environmental and transportation facilities.
In 2005, Serruya’s efforts overseeing the Wal-Mart program led P+R Architects to be named ‘Consultant of the Year’ by Wal-Mart Stores Inc.