MINNEAPOLIS — Nash Finch Co. here said Wednesday it has promoted Tom Swanson to senior vice president of retail operations.

Since joining Nash Finch in 2012 as vice president of retail operations, Nash Finch said Swanson has successfully led several key initiatives, including new store openings, implementation of innovative retail marketing and merchandising programs, execution of the Family Fresh Market remodel strategy, and the integration of Bag ‘N Save and No Frills stores into Nash Finch.

“Tom Swanson brings extensive retail operations expertise to Nash Finch,” said Kevin Elliott, executive vice president, president and chief operating officer. “We’ve positioned our corporate retail operation for sales growth, and Tom’s extensive experience operating multiple retail formats has positioned us along this path.”

Swanson reports Elliott.

Prior to joining Nash Finch, Swanson spent more than 25 years in various leadership positions at Bashas’ Supermarkets.

 

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