Weis Markets promotes John Evans to director of private brands
Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis Markets promoted John Evans from senior private brands manager to director of private brands, the retailer announced in a press release. Evans will report to Richard Gunn, senior vice president of merchandising and marketing.
In his new role, Evans will continue to oversee the product development and sales for the Mid-Atlantic food retailer’s 7,700 private brand products and work through partnerships with Daymon, Topco and other key vendors, the press release noted.
Evans joined the company seven years ago as a buyer merchandiser and subsequently worked as a grocery category manager, a sales manager and most recently as senior private brands manager. Also a veteran, Evans served in the U.S. Navy for five years and was deployed in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Weis Markets operates 204 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia.