SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets on Wednesday said it has named Mike Mignola vice president of store operations, and said Bruno Garisto has been named to succeed him as vice president of Center Store sales and merchandising.
Prior to assuming this position, Garisto was the company's director of private brands.
As vice president of store operations, Mignola will oversee the day to day operations of the company's 163 stores. He reports to David J. Hepfinger, Weis Markets' president and chief executive officer. Mignola has more than 30 years of merchandising and operations experience, and had previously been a regional vice president and store director at Weis.
As vice president of center store sales and merchandising, Garisto will oversee the company's grocery departments, dairy, frozen, HBC/GM, private brands, pricing, shelf management and the company's milk and ice cream plants. He reports to Kurt Schertle, senior VP, sales and merchandising. Garisto has previously held various positions with Ahold Indonesia, Ahold USA, Giant Food Stores, Daymon Worldwide and Hillandale Farms.