LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets  here said it has promoted Charles B. Roskovich Jr. to senior vice president of product business development, effective Jan. 1, 2011. The 35-year company veteran most recently was vice president in the company's Atlanta Division.
Roskovich began his Publix career in 1975 as a front-service clerk and spent much of his early career in the meat department. He became a store manager in 1993, district manager in 1995 and regional director in 2000. He has been in his current post since January 2008.
In his new role, Roskovich will be responsible for overseeing the customer service, manufacturing and product business development operations.
"This new role will make us even more effective as an organization," said Ed Crenshaw, chief executive officer, Publix.