Jonathan Weis has been appointed as Weis Markets’ president and CEO. Weis, 46, also will retain his role as vice chairman of the Sunbury, Pa.-based company.
Prior to this announcement, Weis served as the company’s interim CEO. As president and CEO, Weis will oversee all aspects of the company’s retail, supply chain, merchandising, human resources, information technology, finance, real estate and manufacturing operations.
Weis, who joined the company in 1989, is the son of Robert F. Weis, who remains chairman of Weis Markets. During his 25-year career, Weis has worked in positions throughout the company, including produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations. He later worked in the company’s real estate department where he was VP of property management and development. In 2004, he became company vice chairman and corporate secretary.
Weis Markets operates 165 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.