Byron Center, MI, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today (Mar 22, 2017) that Bill Jacobs has been promoted to Vice President, Treasury and Corporate Development, effective immediately. Mr. Jacobs has been with SpartanNash for nearly 24 years, serving as the Company’s Treasurer since 2005.
In his new role, Mr. Jacobs will be responsible for the treasury function, capital markets, credit and corporate insurance and will support the ongoing merger and acquisition activities of SpartanNash.
He will report directly to Chris Meyers, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
“Throughout his career at SpartanNash, Bill has been a key member of the finance team, and his contributions to the Company’s bottom line have resulted in many efficiencies over the years,” Mr. Meyers said. “As we continue to seek out new opportunities, we look forward to the contributions Bill will make in his newly expanded role.”
Mr. Jacobs also held the title of Assistant Treasurer with the Company from 2002-05.
During his time at SpartanNash, he has led multiple capital markets projects that supported the Company’s growth strategy.
SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company whose core businesses include distributing grocery products to independent grocery retailers, national accounts, its corporate-owned retail stores and U.S. military commissaries. SpartanNash serves customer locations in 47 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahrain and Egypt. SpartanNash currently operates 154 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of Family Fare Supermarkets, Family Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market and SunMart. Through its MDV military division, SpartanNash is the leading distributor of grocery products to military commissaries in the United States.
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