United Supermarkets Appoints its First Health and Wellness Director
Regional independent United Supermarkets, LLC, appointed Robin Hawkins as the company’s first health and wellness director. Hawkins, a registered and licensed dietitian, brings more than 12 years of health-related experience to the company.
“United Supermarkets is committed to supporting the health and wellness of our guests,” said Wes Jackson, chief merchandising officer of United. “She will lead the effort to make United a destination of choice among supermarkets for health and wellness.”
Hawkins will be responsible for overseeing the execution of all the company’s health and wellness initiatives, directing external health and wellness solutions and merchandising decisions. Additionally, she will be involved in internal health and wellness matters, and work with the company’s benefits team to support team member initiatives.
Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and a Master of Science in Nutrition, both from Texas Tech University. She was recognized as Young Dietitian of the Year in 2003 by the Lubbock Dietetic Association and received the Outstanding Educator of the Year award from the Texas Dietetic Association in 2004.
Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets operates 51 stores under four distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos United and United Express.