Rice Names Admire Deli-Bakery Director
has named Don Admire director of deli-bakery operations, a new position. He reports to Dick Bergman, vice president of merchandising and operations.
Admire is responsible for deli and bakery merchandising and operations for the chain of 32 stores, which include six Epicurean Markets, the company's upscale, gourmet format.
Admire has 34 years experience in the supermarket industry, starting as a bagger in St. Louis for Kroger Co., Cincinnati. After 26 years with Kroger, he joined AppleTree Markets, Houston, as vice president of deli-bakery. Prior to his current position at Rice, Admire was an area supervisor for the Houston division of Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C.
Genuardi Appoints Operations Director
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- Genuardi Super Markets here, as part of a restructuring, has named Bob Cappuccio director of deli-bakery operations, a new title. He was director of delis.
In related action, the company has named Joanne Samuelson and Nick DiRienzo deli-bakery specialists. Alan Christiansen, with the company for 14 years, continues as bakery specialist. All will report to Cappuccio, who has been with the company 16 years.