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Superior Grocers Taps Kasper For Legal, HR Role

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Mary Kasper

Superior Grocers has appointed Mary Kasper as the company’s chief legal and human resources officer. With a background in law and experience in the retail sector, Kasper brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new role.

Kasper joins Superior Grocers from 99 Cents Only Stores, where she served as chief legal officer, general counsel and secretary. She also held previous executive positions at Unified Grocers and Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets, in addition to leadership positions in the legal departments of Ralphs/Food 4 Less and Vons, where she provided strategic legal counsel to support business objectives.

Throughout her career, Kasper has been recognized for her contributions, including being named a finalist for the Los Angeles Business Journal Outstanding Corporate Counsel Award. She is an active member of industry associations, including the California State Bar Association, Food Marketing Institute and the California Grocers Association (CGA). Kasper previously served as the chair of the CGA and the CGA Government Relations Committee.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mary Kasper to Superior Grocers as our chief legal and human resources officer,” said Richard Wardwell, president and CEO. “Her extensive experience and proven track record of success will be instrumental in driving our human resources initiatives forward as we continue to prioritize the well-being and development of our employees and in providing legal and strategic guidance to the business.”

Kasper holds a Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in English, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from UCLA.

As Superior Grocers embarks on its next phase of growth and innovation, Kasper’s leadership will play a pivotal role in nurturing a thriving and inclusive workplace culture.

About Superior Grocers

Superior Grocers is one of the largest independently owned chain of grocery stores in Southern California. Based in Santa Fe Springs, California, Superior began its operations in 1981 with one store and has experienced steady growth for over 43 years. In 2022, Superior acquired Southern California grocery chain, Numero Uno. It now operates 73 stores throughout California and Nevada.

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Treva Bennett

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After 32 years in the newspaper industry, she is enjoying her new career exploring the world of groceries at The Shelby Report.

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