Weis Markets Names John Evans Director of Private Brands
Weis Markets Inc. has promoted John Evans to the role of director of private brands, reporting to Richard Gunn, SVP, merchandising and marketing.
In his new role, Evans will continue to guide the product development and sales for the Mid-Atlantic retailer’s 7,700 private-brand products, and maintain partnerships with Daymon Worldwide, Topco and other key vendors.
Having joined the company seven years ago as a buyer merchandiser, he subsequently held the roles of grocery category manager, sales manager and, most recently, senior private brands manager. Evans also served in the U.S. Navy for five years and was deployed in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis Markets operates 204 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and West Virginia. The retailer is No. 27 on Progressive Grocer's 2018 Super 50 list of the top grocers in the United States.