MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu here on Wednesday said that Mark Anderson, president of the retailer’s Midwest/Southeast region, would retire at the end of the fiscal year in February. With Anderson’s upcoming retirement, Supervalu has promoted Bill Chew, currently executive vice president, Midwest/Southeast region, to the position of president of the region.
Anderson is a 30-year veteran of Supervalu. “Over the years, Mark has been instrumental in taking the lead on developing and implementing a number of major company initiatives, and his leadership provided the catalyst for sales and profit improvements throughout the region,” Janel Haugarth, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Supervalu’s supply chain services, said in a statement.
Chew began his career at Supervalu in 1984, and most recently served as executive vice president overseeing the sales, marketing and merchandising functions for both the Midwest and Southeast regions.