Last updated on August 26th, 2015 at 03:23 pm
Kings Food Markets in Parsippany, New Jersey, has made several promotions within its perishable departments.
“We are so proud to promote these key department leaders within our company,” said Judy Spires, president and CEO of Kings Food Markets, a chain of 25 upscale grocery stores serving customers in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut with items ranging from locally sourced, organically grown produce to hand-selected cheeses from more than 20 countries. “Our employees continue to raise the bar year after year, constantly making us look ahead to what’s next, and I’m certain that we are even further positioned for growth and innovation in the future.”
Kings’ merchandising promotions include: Arthur Goncalves to VP of produce and floral; Scott Zoeller to VP of deli, meat and seafood; and Rich Michener to director of seafood sales and merchandising.
An 18-year associate of Kings, Goncalves began his career with the companyt as an assistant store manager. He has steadily risen through the ranks of the company since, holding several positions in operations and center store merchandising, engineering, maintenance and construction. Most recently, he progressed into perishables merchandising and, under his leadership, the seafood department team was recognized as Department of the Year.
Zoeller has been with the company since December 2004, serving in numerous positions throughout the deli. Spires says he has built a successful team that has provided tremendous growth in the areas of prepared foods, deli and cheese.
In four years at Kings, Michener has held three positions in the business and operations divisions. Spires notes Michener has helped to bring new and creative concepts from vision to execution.