Veteran Publix Executive Shivers to Retire

Ed Shivers, vice president of risk management for Publix Super Markets and a 50-year veteran of the retailer, will retire effective June 16, Publix said.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Ed Shivers, vice president of risk management for Publix Super Markets and a 50-year veteran of the retailer here, will retire effective June 16, Publix said. Shivers began his career at Publix as a part-time service clerk in Winter Haven, Fla., in 1958 and became a store manager in Gainesville, Fla. in 1967. He was later promoted to district manager, then director of insurance and safety, and in 1985 was elected vice president of risk management. He served as chairman of Food Marketing Institute’s risk management committee and served on two Florida workers compensation oversight boards, Publix said. Marc Salm, currently director and counsel for risk management at Publix, has been elected to serve as vice president of risk management following Shivers’ retirement.

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