Weis Markets on Friday said its board of directors has approved Jonathan Weis as president and CEO. Weis, 46, will also retain his role as vice chairman of the Sunbury, Pa.-based retailer.Weis Markets CEO Jonathan Weis

Weis has been serving as the company’s interim CEO since David Hepfinger departed in September.

As president and CEO, Weis will oversee all aspects of the company’s retail, supply chain, merchandising, human resources, information technology, finance, real estate, and manufacturing operations.


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Jonathan Weis is the son of Robert F. Weis, who remains chairman of Weis Markets.

During his 25-year career with the company, beginning in 1989, Jonathan Weis worked in positions throughout the company including produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations. He later worked in the company’s real estate department where he was vice president of property management and development. In 2004, he became vice chairman and corporate secretary.

Weis is a graduate of Shikellamy High School in Sunbury, Pa. and holds a B.A. from Yale University. He has served on various local and regional boards.

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