ROFDA names Park City Group exec as advisor
Gardendale, Ala. – Independent grocer cooperative ROFDA, the Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates, has appointed Park City Group director of business development Christina Romas to its seven-member advisory council. ROFDA’s advisory council was created to provide the organization’s leadership team with input, information and feedback representing the interests of ROFDA’s associates and suppliers in support of its mission.
“We are pleased and honored to have Christina represent Park City Group on ROFDA’s Advisory Council,” said Randall Fields, CEO of Park City Group. “ROFDA’s ongoing promotion of a safer food supply chain aligns with ReposiTrak’s mission to reduce risk, safeguard brands and refocus food safety on prevention. We look forward to continue working closely with the ROFDA organization to help them realize their goals.”
FreedomPay names EBay exec as VP
Radnor, Pa. – E-commerce platform provider FreedomPay has named Marc Pereira as VP of technology. Pereira joins FreedomPay after serving nearly 12 years in strategic executive roles at eEBay Enterprises.
With nearly 20 years of e-commerce and technology experience, will be responsible for overseeing, envisioning and maintaining the company’s technology infrastructure, which covers both the development process and the network infrastructure management operations. He most recently served as a senior manager of developer and technology tools for EBay. Prior to that, he was a senior technical manager and a senior software engineer.
“Marc joins our senior management team in a crucial role,” FreedomPay CEO Tom Durovsik said. “Our industry is evolving rapidly and Marc represents the level of elite talent that keeps us in a leadership position. Our technology is our lifeblood, and Marc’s background insures our commitment to making payments smarter.”
Bon-Ton Stores CEO to step down in 2015
York, Pa. — Bon -Ton Stores said its CEO, Brendan Hoffman, will step down early next year. The announcement follows a disappointing fourth quarter for the company.
Hoffman, a former CEO of Lord & Taylor, will leave Bon-Ton on Feb. 7, 2015, when his contract expires. He also will step down as director. Hoffman cited "strictly personal reasons" for his decision to leave.
He was appointed CEO of Bon-Ton in February 2012.
For the fourth quarter Bon-Ton profits declined to $61.3 million from $74 .4 million. The company operates 270 department stores under several banners.