Weis Markets has promoted Brian Bosworth to director of center store sales, Maria Panko to senior manager, private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods, and John Evans to center store sales manager. The three executives report to Kevin Broe, VP, center store sales and merchandising.
As director of center store sales, Bosworth (left) will be responsible for sales, merchandising and procurement, and will oversee a team of center store category managers. He joined Weis as a category manager in 2011 and worked as a center store sales manager prior to his promotion.
Evans (right), who succeeds Bosworth as center store sales manager, will support the development and implementation of center store sales building programs and initiatives. Evans joined the company in 2011 as a center store category manager.
In her new role, Panko (left) will continue to oversee the product development and sales and marketing for the company’s 6,300-plus private brand products, including center store, HBC and fresh private brand products. She will take on additional responsibilities for the procurement, merchandising and marketing of specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods. Prior to her promotion, Panko was manager of private brands.
Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis Markets operates 166 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.