KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. here on Tuesday announced a slate of executive promotions effective Jan. 1.
Jeff Reagan, senior vice president, corporate merchandising and non-perishables, has been promoted to senior vice president of marketing. In his new role, Reagan will oversee several of the company’s service divisions, including marketing, quality assurance, logistics and warehousing. Additionally, Steve Henig, current director of corporate merchandising will be promoted to vice president, maintaining his current responsibilities and reporting to Reagan.
Chris Lane, current vice president of Wakefern’s grocery marketing division, has been promoted to senior vice president of non-perishables. In addition to grocery marketing, Lane will also have responsibility for the health and beauty, pharmacy and non-foods divisions.
Bill Mayo, vice president of Wakefern’s dairy-deli/frozen division, has been promoted to senior vice president of perishables. In addition to dairy-deli/frozen, Mayo will oversee the meat, seafood, produce and floral divisions.
Regan, Lane and Mayo will report to Joseph Sheridan, executive vice president.
“The key to any successful business is the ability to constantly re-evaluate its organizational structure to meet the company’s changing and evolving needs,” Sheridan said in a statement. “Wakefern has a longstanding tradition of leveraging the talent and experience of its associates to build a strong business and to increase the company’s presence in the marketplace.”