PEMBROKE, N.H. — Associated Grocers of New England has appointed Karen St. Louis, formerly of C&S Wholesale Grocers, to Center Store procurement manager. St. Louis replaces Clem Deschenes, who has assumed the new position of director of procurement strategy. St. Louis reports to Rick Wheeler, vice president of wholesale merchandising and procurement for AG New England. “Karen will be responsible for daily operations of our grocery purchasing team,” Wheeler said in a statement. “She will focus the grocery team to face future challenges of maximizing grocery sales within supermarkets supplied by AG New England.” St. Louis was strategic pricing manager for C&S Wholesale Grocers. She also held positions in strategic pricing, procurement, category management and logistics with Supervalu. AG New England services more than 400 customers in the six state New England region and eastern New York.
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