Publix Super Markets, Lakeland, Fla., said it has named Charles H. Jenkins Jr. chief operating officer. In this newly created position, his will be responsible for facilities, finance, real estate and distribution. Currently, Jenkins, cousin of Howard Jenkins, Publix chairman and chief executive officer, chairs the company's executive committee.
ng the chain's intra-departmental teams for peak performance, the company said. He was formerly deputy chief for the Sacramento Police Department, where he was involved with team building and strategic planning.