Power 50 Ranking, 2010: 13
Company: Giant Eagle
Key Development: Launched Valu King discount format; continued price-reduction initiatives, loyalty program expansions.
What's Next: Continue to streamline operations with technology, build consumer loyalty with money-saving programs.
David Shapira has helped many residents of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia navigate a difficult recession. As chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle, Shapira oversees a team that has continued to develop creative new programs that save shoppers money and keep them coming back to the company’s 242 locations...More