Rona Caswell has join Grand Rapids, Michigan-based SpartanNash as VP of internal audit. Caswell will drive the success of the annual internal audit plan, oversee compliance with company financial standards and lead enterprise risk-management plans.
She will report jointly to CFO Jason Monaco and the SpartanNash Board of Directors Audit Committee.
“Rona is an experienced finance and audit executive who excels in cross-functional collaboration and building high-performing teams,” said Tony Sarsam, president and CEO. “We are excited to welcome her to the family and tap into her experience with internal audit transformation and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance as we continue to drive operational excellence at SpartanNash.”
Prior to joining SpartanNash, Caswell served as the VP of global internal audit at Perrigo Co. LLC, a role she held since 2014. She also held assurance roles at BDO USA LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Caswell earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University and is a certified public accountant.
SpartanNash is a Fortune 400 company whose core businesses include distributing grocery products to a diverse group of independent and chain retailers, its corporate-owned retail stores and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges; as well as operating a premier fresh produce distribution network.
SpartanNash serves customer locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Djibouti. SpartanNash currently operates 154 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets, D&W Fresh Market, VG’s Grocery and Dan’s Supermarket. Through its MDV military division, SpartanNash is a leading distributor of grocery products to U.S. military commissaries.