MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2012--
Roundy’s, Inc. (“Roundy’s” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RNDY), a leading
grocer in the Midwest, today announced Don P. Hamblen and Jessie W.
Terry will join the Company as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Human
Resource Officer, respectively, effective immediately. Mr. Hamblen will
replace Ronald Cooper, formerly Group Vice President of Marketing. Mr.
Terry will replace Colleen J. Stenholt, formerly Group Vice President of
Mr. Hamblen has over 25 years of marketing experience in the consumer
goods and specialty retail sectors. Most recently Mr. Hamblen was Senior
Vice President Customer Marketing for Family Dollar Stores (NYSE: FDO)
where he was responsible for their marketing strategy including brand
building, integrated marketing communications, in-store customer
experience and consumer insights. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Hamblen was
with Sears, a unit of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), serving
most recently as Chief Marketing Officer. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Hamblen
was Vice President of Marketing at Payless ShoeSource (NYSE: PSS). Prior
to 2000, Mr. Hamblen held marketing roles at LensCrafters and the
Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG).
Mr. Terry brings over 17 years of human resource experience in the
consumer products, retail and industrial sectors. From 2001 to 2012, Mr.
Terry was with Kraft Foods, Inc. (“Kraft”) (NYSE: KFT), having served
most recently as Senior Human Resource Leader at Oscar Mayer, a Kraft
business unit. At Kraft he was responsible for leading human resource
teams that covered headquarters, field sales organizations and
manufacturing facilities throughout the business. Prior to 2001, Mr.
Terry’s experience includes human resource roles at Cummins, Inc. (NYSE:
CMI) and operational roles at Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF).
“We are excited to have Don and Jess join the Roundy’s team and welcome
their extensive public company experience and perspective in marketing
and human resources," said Robert Mariano, Roundy’s chairman, president
and chief executive officer. “Don will provide us with fresh marketing
perspectives and ideas that will help us better understand and connect
with our customers. Jess brings us strong human resource expertise to
help us further build our team and drive organizational excellence that
can support the growth of our business. We look forward to both of their
Roundy’s is a leading grocer in the Midwest with nearly $4.0 billion in
sales and more than 18,000 employees. Founded in Milwaukee in 1872,
Roundy’s operates 159 retail grocery stores and 98 pharmacies under the
Pick ’n Save, Rainbow, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s retail banners
in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.
Source: Roundy’s, Inc.
Katie Turner, 646-277-1228