Publix Names SVP of Product Business Development
Publix Super Markets has promoted Charles B. “Chuck” Roskovich Jr. to the position of SVP of product business development, effective Jan. 1, 2011.
Roskovich joined Publix in 1975 as a front-service clerk and spent much of his early career in the meat department. He became a store manager in 1993, district manager in 1995 and regional director in 2000. Since January 2008, he has been the Atlanta Division Vice President since January 2008.In his new position, Roskovich will oversee the grocer’s customer service, manufacturing and product business development operations.
“This new role will make us even more effective as an organization,” noted Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw, noting the company’s satisfaction with Roskovich and other employees “who are ready to take the next steps in their careers.”
Privately owned and operated by its 142,000 employees, Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix operates 1,020 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.