SpartanNash Names Joseph McQuesten SVP
SpartanNash has promoted Jospeh McQuesten to SVP, center store and fresh merchandising. In his new role, McQuesten will lead the grocery wholesaler’s merchandising center of excellence for both center store and fresh, developing innovative retail programs for independent grocery stores, national accounts and more than 135 corporate retail stores.
“As SpartanNash continues to expand its organic, local and fresh perimeter offerings to meet our customers’ growing appetite for quality produce, meat, seafood, dairy, deli, and all things quick and easy, we wanted to ensure our center store and fresh offerings are working together to provide our full range of customer solutions,” said Larry Pierce, EVP, merchandising and marketing. “Joe’s expertise in center store and experience with fresh merchandising make him ideally suited for this role as we continue to grow our offering.”
McQuesten, who has more than 30 years of center store and merchandising experience, has been with Grand Rapids, Mich.-based SpartanNash since 2011, most recently as VP, center store merchandising, as well as director of grocery, dairy and frozen merchandising.
SpartanNash is No. 35 on Progressive Grocer's 2018 Super 50 list of the top grocers in the United States.