Shaw's Names VPs For Its Two Regions
s Supermarkets here has named James Walsh vice president and general manager of its northern region and Ron Kara vice president and general manager of its southern region.
Walsh, who began his career at Shaw's in 1981, succeeds Max McComb, who has left the company. Shaw's northern region includes 43 stores in Maine, New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts.
Walsh was vice president and general manager of Shaw's southern region. The southern region includes 43 stores in Rhode Island and the rest of Massachusetts.
Kara succeeds Walsh as vice president and general manager of the company's southern region. He was vice president of operations for the Houston division of H-E-B Grocery Co., San Antonio. He also previously worked for Kroger Co. in Cincinnati, where Kroger is based, and in Houston.
Walsh and Kara report to John Maxwell, Shaw's senior vice president of operations.
Delchamps Appoints Senior VPs
MOBILE, Ala. -- Delchamps Supermarkets here has named two senior vice presidents, Tim E. Kullman and George J. Waldron 3rd.
Kullman has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer. The chief financial officer position had been vacant at Delchamps, a 120-store chain.
Roy W. Henderson continues as vice president of finance and treasurer, the company said.
Kullman was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Farm Fresh, Norfolk, Va. Waldron was named senior vice president of marketing and corporate relations. He became director of advertising in 1988, and had been vice president of marketing and corporate relations since last year. He has worked at Delchamps for almost 31 years.
Kullman and Waldron both report to Randy Delchamps, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Harris Teeter Creates VP Posts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In an effort to align its store base along demographic lines, Harris Teeter here has created two new vice president positions to oversee stores in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Fred Morganthall has been named vice president of neighborhood stores. He is responsible for strategic planning and operational execution for 96 Harris Teeter stores located in major metropolitan areas of North and South Carolina. These stores account for about 75% of the chain's volume, a spokesman said.
Doug Rhodes has been named vice president of community stores. He is responsible for strategic planning and operational execution for 44 Harris Teeter stores in nonmetropolitan areas.
Two other stores in the 142-store Harris Teeter chain, both in Georgia, will be overseen by Sam Kendrick, executive vice president.
Morganthall was vice president of merchandising and distribution. Those responsibilities will be absorbed by Joe George, who continues as senior vice president of operations and merchandising.
Rhodes was director of training. Rhodes and Morganthall report to Ned Dunn, president and chief executive officer of Harris Teeter.
George Faulk succeeds Rhodes as director of training. Faulk, who was a regional director in South Carolina, reports to Kendrick.
John Rohr, formerly director of operations support, succeeds Faulk as regional director for a group of 13 stores located primarily in South Carolina.
Harris Teeter has expanded its regions from eight to nine, adding Jim Owen, formerly regional training manager, as the new regional director for a group of 13 stores located primarily in North Carolina.
Rohr reports to Morganthall and Owen reports to Rhodes. No successors will be named to either Rohr's or Owen's former positions.