A&P Appoints SVP of HR, Communications

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A&P Appoints SVP of HR, Communications

08/22/2010

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc. (A&P) has hired Carter Knox as its SVP, human resources & communications.

Knox brings over 30 years in various management positions within retail sales management and merchandising to his newest role. Before joining A&P, he was SVP, human resources for OfficeMax. His grocery industry experience includes positions of increasing responsibility with the Kroger Co.’s Fred Meyer division.

As A&P’s SVP human resources & communications, Knox will oversee the grocer’s human resources, field and corporate, labor relations, public relations, and communications departments.

“Carter is an important addition to the team, as he is known for his ability to engage associates, generate innovation and create team synergy,” said A&P executive chairman Christian Haub. “His strategic analysis and decision-making brings the company an invaluable leader that sees the potential in people and situations and seeks extraordinary achievement”

Montvale, N.J.-based A&P operates 429 stores in eight states and the District of Columbia under the following banners: A&P, Waldbaum's, Pathmark, Best Cellars, The Food Emporium, Super Foodmart, SuperFresh and Food Basics.