Weis Markets on Tuesday said it has promoted Brian Bosworth to director of center store sales, Maria Panko to senior manager, private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods, and John Evans to center store sales manager.


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As director of center store sales, Bosworth is responsible for sales, merchandising and procurement. In his new role, he will oversee a team of center store category managers. Bosworth joined Weis in 2011 as a category manager and worked as a center store sales manager prior to his promotion.

Evans succeeds Bosworth as center store sales manager. In this position, he will help develop and implement center store sales building programs and initiatives. Evans, who joined the company in 2011, was a center store category manager prior to his promotion.

As senior manager private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods, Panko will continue to oversee the product development and sales and marketing for the company’s 6,300 private brand products, including center store, HBC and fresh. She will take on additional responsibilities for the procurement, merchandising and marketing of specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods. Prior to her promotion, she was manager of private brands. Earlier in her career she worked as a category manager and for Daymon Worldwide where she worked on Weis Markets’ private brand account.

Bosworth, Evans and Panko report to Kevin Broe, VP, center store sales and merchandising.

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