US retailer Weis Markets has given Jonathan Weis the roles of president and CEO on a permanent basis.
Weis had been serving as the company’s interim CEO since Dave Hepfinger left the retailer in September.
He is the son of Robert F Weis who remains chairman of Weis Markets. During his 25 year career, Jonathan Weis has worked in positions throughout the company including produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations. He later worked in the company’s real estate department where he was vice president of property management and development. In 2004, he became company vice chairman and corporate secretary. He will retain his role as vice chairman.
The company has 165 stores in five states in the Mid Atlantic region of the US.