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Fareway Promotes Three Homegrown Officers

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Fareway Stores Inc. has announced three officer group promotions that will take effect March 1.

Bret Wiltse has been named EVP of merchandising, while Rick Beckwith II has been promoted to VP and supervisor. Stephen Morgan will take on the role of VP of IT.

“These officers are important members of our team, having been instrumental in supporting and executing Fareway’s strategy,” said CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “They contribute greatly to our core and expanding operations and will be important to our continued success.”

“We are excited to identify, foster, develop and grow talent at Fareway. And Bret, Rick and Stephen are three excellent examples of that.”

About Fareway

Fareway Stores Inc. operates 138 stores in a seven-state region. A family-owned business, it is recognized as a Top 10 employer in its home state of Iowa and has more than 12,000 employees.

The grocer was recently named The Shelby Report of the Midwest’s Retailer of the Year.

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