Schnucks Markets announces the appointment of Laura L. Freeman, Ph.D. as its new chief people officer

ST. LOUIS, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce Laura L. Freeman, Ph.D., has joined the company as its new chief people officer. Freeman will lead human resources (HR) for Schnucks, which employs nearly 15,000 teammates in stores, facilities, warehouses and offices across the Midwest. She will also serve on the company’s senior management team and report to the Schnucks Chairman and CEO, Todd Schnuck.

Freeman brings more than 30 years of experience in HR, talent management and organizational development from her work with Fortune 500 companies as well as domestic and international organizations in the manufacturing, restaurant, hotel and service-based industries. Her expertise includes developing and implementing HR strategies that support business plans as well as operational objectives.

“Laura is a great addition to our team, and we look forward to her leadership and guidance as we continue to serve customers in our 99 stores across five states,” said Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck.

“After becoming familiar with the Schnuck family and the Schnucks organization as a whole, I’m honored to join the team,” Freeman said. “I consider it a great challenge and privilege to lead the human resource efforts of such a renowned company.”

Before joining Schnucks, Freeman was with Win With HR, a solutions provider based in Memphis, Tenn., specializing in the hiring and selection process, compensation management, HRIS benefits, leadership development skills, culture and engagement, change management coaching and employee relations.

Freeman holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Masters of Arts in Psychology – Organizational Psychology from United States International University in San Diego, Calif. and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Union University in Jackson, Tenn.

About Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned grocery/pharmacy retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. The company takes pride in its community partnerships and gives in kind and cash donations to more than 500 not-for-profit organizations each year. Schnucks currently operates 99 stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Privately held, Schnucks employs nearly 15,000 teammates and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Follow Schnucks on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Schnucks.

Media Contact: Paul Simon
314-994-4603
psimon@schnucks.com

Schnucks Markets names Mark Doiron as its new chief merchant

ST. LOUIS, 2015-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce industry veteran Mark Doiron has joined the company as its new chief merchant. Doiron, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food and grocery industries, will be responsible for procurement and merchandising throughout Schnucks’ 99 supermarkets. He serves on the company’s senior management team and reports to the Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to our team,” Schnuck said. “He brings valuable and unique experiences to this leadership position, and we look forward to his contributions as we continue on our mission of nourishing the lives of our customers.”

“I am excited to join Schnucks,” Doiron said. “After getting to know the company, the St. Louis area, and seeing Schnucks’ Midwest locations, it was clear that this would be a great fit for both myself and my family.”

Before joining Schnucks, Doiron was president of Sure Winner Foods, a frozen food distribution company based in the northeastern United States. Prior to that, he was chief supply chain officer for Delhaize, a Belgium-based international food retailer, where he oversaw the company’s U.S. operations.

Doiron earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine. He and his family are moving to the St. Louis area from Scarborough, Maine. He replaces Steve Harper who retired earlier this year.

About Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned grocery/pharmacy retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. The company takes pride in its community partnerships and gives in kind and cash donations to more than 500 not-for-profit organizations each year. Schnucks currently operates 99 stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Privately held, Schnucks employs nearly 15,000 teammates and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Follow Schnucks on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Schnucks.

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Media Contact: Paul Simon
314-994-4603
psimon@schnucks.com

Mark Doiron joins Schnucks Markets as its new chief merchant

ST. LOUIS, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Markets, Inc. is pleased to announce industry veteran Mark Doiron has joined the company as its new chief merchant. Doiron, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food and grocery industries, will be responsible for procurement and merchandising throughout Schnucks’ 99 supermarkets. He serves on the company’s senior management team and reports to the Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck.

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to our team,” Schnuck said. “He brings valuable and unique experiences to this leadership position, and we look forward to his contributions as we continue on our mission of nourishing the lives of our customers.”

“I am excited to join Schnucks,” Doiron said. “After getting to know the company, the St. Louis area, and seeing Schnucks’ Midwest locations, it was clear that this would be a great fit for both myself and my family.”

Before joining Schnucks, Doiron was president of Sure Winner Foods, a frozen food distribution company based in the northeastern United States. Prior to that, he was chief supply chain officer for Delhaize, a Belgium-based international food retailer, where he oversaw the company’s U.S. operations.

Doiron earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine. He and his family are moving to the St. Louis area from Scarborough, Maine. He replaces Steve Harper who retired earlier this year.

About Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned grocery/pharmacy retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. The company takes pride in its community partnerships and gives in kind and cash donations to more than 500 not-for-profit organizations each year. Schnucks currently operates 99 stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Privately held, Schnucks employs nearly 15,000 teammates and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Follow Schnucks on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Schnucks.

Media Contact: Paul Simon
314-994-4603
psimon@schnucks.com