Ontario, California-based Cardenas Markets has promoted Prabash Coswatte to the role of chief operating officer.
In this position Coswatte will continue to report directly to Doug Sanders, chairman and CEO for Cardenas Markets, and will oversee the company’s store operations, loss prevention, information technology, data integrity, scanning, receiving, maintenance, construction and real estate departments.
“Prabash has proven to be a successful and trusted member of our Senior Leadership Team who consistently delivers results that drive our business,” stated Sanders. “I’m confident that through his outstanding leadership and strategic vision, Cardenas Markets is poised for continued success.”
Coswatte joined Cardenas Markets as chief information officer in 2019 and was named chief administration officer in February of this year.
Prior to joining Cardenas Markets, Coswatte served as CIO for another Hispanic grocer, VP of enterprise program management for 99 Cents Only Stores, senior project manager for Cambridge Associates LLC and senior consultant for Deloitte Consulting.
Coswatte attended West Virginia University and holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
Cardenas Markets operates 52 stores under the Cardenas banner and seven stores under the Cardenas Ranch Markets banner. It is one of the largest Hispanic grocery chains in the country with stores in California, Nevada and Arizona. For more information, visit cardenasmarkets.com.