Weis Markets adds sustainability specialist
Sunbury, Pa. Weis Markets announced that Patti Olenick, a former long-time state environmental official, has joined Weis Markets as the company’s first ever sustainability specialist. She will help the Weiss develop its sustainability and environmental responsibility programs.
Olenick joins the company from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. She has extensive experience in waste management, recycling and composting.
Office Depot names president, North American retail division
Delray Beach, Fla. Office Depot appointed Kevin Peters, president of North American Retail Division, effective immediately.
Peters previously served as executive VP supply chain and information technology. He joined Office Depot in 2007.
Prior to Office Depot, Peters spent five years in management roles at W.W. Grainger, including senior VP supply chain and merchandising, with responsibility for store operations. His experience also includes 11 years at The Home Depot, during which time he served as VP and general manager, Home Depot commercial direct, and VP supply chain and merchandising.
A&P names senior VP operations
Montvale, N.J. A&P has named Mark Kramer as its new senior VP operations. Kramer, a veteran of Pathmark prior to its acquisition by A&P, is assuming a role held previously by Paul Wiseman, who left the company.
Prior to taking the position at A&P, Kramer was the regional VP operations for Rite Aid. He previously spent more than 20 years at Pathmark in various management positions.
Wiseman joined A&P in 2005 after serving as senior VP at A&P Canada where he oversaw the Food Basics chain.