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Two members of SpartanNash Co.’s board of directors, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Hawthorne “Peet” Proctor and Yvonne Jackson, were named to Savoy Magazine’s Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors listing. Both have been on the SpartanNash board since 2013 when Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Co. merged.
“We are fortunate to have such fantastic corporate directors who are an incredible resource to our company and instrumental in SpartanNash achieving its vision to be a best in class business that feels local, where relationships matter,” said Dennis Eidson, SpartanNash president/CEO, and chairman of the board of directors.
Jackson was appointed to the Spartan Stores board of directors in 2010 and is the president and principal of Beecher Jackson Inc., a human resources management consulting firm. Proctor was appointed to the Nash Finch board of Directors in 2007 and serves as the managing partner of Proctor & Boone LLC, a business consulting firm as well as a senior logistics consultant in the Department of Defense Business Group of Intelligent Decisions Inc.
Savoy’s 2016 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list includes 300 leading black executives who are making or have made significant inroads within their companies to foster inclusion and to broaden the discussion about the importance of diversity on the bottom line.