BOB GLEESON JOINS WEIS MARKETS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF FRESH MERCHANDISING

 

Sunbury, PA (July 17, 2019) – Weis Markets today announced Bob Gleeson, a former Shoppers Food and Pharmacy and Supervalu executive, has become the company’s Vice President of Fresh Merchandising.

In this position, he will oversee the day-to-day merchandising and procurement of the company’s meat, produce, bakery, deli/foodservice, seafood and floral departments. He replaces John Grimes, who retired at the end of June. Mr. Gleeson will report to Richard Gunn, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing.

“Bob Gleeson is a proven leader with extensive merchandising experience and a deep understanding of key parts of our seven-state market area,” said Richard Gunn, Weis Markets’ Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing.

“We are also grateful to John Grimes for his many contributions over the past eleven years with our company and wish him well in the years ahead.”

Mr. Gleeson began his career with Shoppers in 1984 as a part-time grocery associate. During his 29-year career with Shoppers, which is based in Lanham, Maryland and Supervalu, he worked in increasingly senior leadership positions including vice president of center store, senior vice president of merchandising and division president.

 

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About Weis Markets

Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a Mid Atlantic food retailer operating 200 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York West Virginia and Virginia. For more information, please visit: WeisMarkets.com or Facebook.com/WeisMarkets.