Sobeys Inc. has appointed Beth Newlands Campbell president of the company’s Atlantic/Ontario business unit.
Newlands Campbell has spent 30 years in progressively senior operations marketing, merchandising and strategic planning roles with Delhaize’s U.S. operations, including the Hannaford Supermarkets and Food Lion banners. Most recently, Newlands Campbell was president of Food Lion.
“Beth’s diverse experience and proven record in organizational growth and strategic planning will support all aspects of our business in Atlantic Canada and Ontario,” said Marc Poulin, president and CEO of Sobeys Inc. “Her passion for food, customer service and serving her community positions her well to continue advancing our mission to help Canadians Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.”
Newlands Campbell will report to Poulin and serve as a member of the Sobeys Inc. leadership committee. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Sobeys owns or franchises approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations.