Hy-Vee Inc. has named Jason Farver as president of Perishable Distributors of Iowa, a Hy-Vee subsidiary. He will oversee the operations, strategies and overall growth of PDI, along with the grocery retailer’s other manufacturing facilities.
Farver comes to Hy-Vee after leading VT Industries as president of the company, where he held various management positions for more than 13 years following his career at Pella Corp. Farver holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Iowa State University and also graduated from Harvard Business School’s general management program.
Farver serves as president of United Christians International, a nonprofit that helps underprivileged families in Haiti.
“We are proud to welcome Jason to the Hy-Vee and PDI family and trust that his knowledge and expertise in the supply chain and manufacturing industries will help guide us in our future growth strategies,” said Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee.
Farver starts in his new role on Oct. 4.
West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 280 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $11 billion annually. The supermarket chain ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. For additional information, visit hy-vee.com.