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Roundy’s Inc. has elected Gregory P. Josefowicz – veteran of such retailers as Jewel-Osco, Spartan Stores and Winn-Dixie – to its board of directors.
With more than 30 years of retail executive leadership, Josefowicz’s experience includes corporate governance, marketing, merchandising, brand development, retail operations and human resources.
“We are excited to have Greg join the board and welcome his in-depth experience and perspective on the food retail industry,” said Robert Mariano, Roundy’s chairman, president and CEO. “Greg will also provide us with relevant public company and corporate governance insight as a former public company executive and active director. We look forward to his future contributions as we continue to grow our business.”
Josefowicz is the lead director and chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board of directors of PetSmart Inc., director and member of the audit committee of United States Cellular Corp., and a board member of Tops Markets and True Value Co. He served as the lead director and on the audit committee at Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., from December 2006 to March 2012, when the company was acquired by Bi-Lo, and as a director of Ryerson Inc. and Spartan Stores. From 1999 to 2006, Josefowicz served as chairman and CEO of the Borders Group. Before joining Borders, Josefowicz was CEO of the Jewel-Osco division of American Stores Co. until its merger with Albertson’s Inc., when he became president of Albertson’s Midwest region.
Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, Roundy’s operates 159 retail grocery stores and 99 pharmacies under the Pick ’n Save, Rainbow, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s Fresh Market retail banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.