Sweetbay CEO Leaves Post
Tampa, Fla. Shelley Broader is leaving her post as CEO of the Sweetbay Supermarket chain, effective June 15. She will be accepting a position “in retailing outside of the supermarket industry,” the Delhaize-owned chain said Wednesday. Broader’s successor at the 107-store Sweetbay chain has not yet been identified.
Broader, who joined Sweetbay’s sister banner, Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, in 1991, had spearheaded the conversion of Delhaize’s Kash n’ Karry chain in Florida to the Sweetbay format during the last four years.
Senior VP Named for Macy’s Regional HQ
St. Louis Macy’s Inc. has named Betsy Zeino as senior VP, regional director of stores for the Midwest region. She will be based in St. Louis, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Zeino, who joined Macy’s in 1998, most recently served as regional VP of stores based in Houston.
In her new position, Zeino will be responsible for stores in St. Louis, Kansas City and Indiana.
The regional office in St. Louis was created as a result of the closure of Macy’s Midwest division headquarters.
Wegmans to Expand Headquarters
Chili, N.Y. Wegmans Food Markets is expanding its corporate headquarters in Chili, N.Y. The company has made an application to be heard at the town’s upcoming planning-board meeting.
The plan calls for creating a 400,000-sq.-ft. office building at their Fisher Road location. If approved, 600 to 800 current employees could relocate to the new facility, with plans to expand by 200 to 300 new positions in the coming years.