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Craig Carlock out as Fresh Market CEO

The Fresh Market, Greensboro, N.C., announced that Craig Carlock has left the company and is no longer CEO, president and board member.  Carlock was named CEO in 2009.

Craig Carlock
Craig Carlock

“Under Craig’s leadership, the company successfully transitioned from a private to a public company and experienced five consecutive years of increased sales and earnings,” said Ray Berry, founder of the company and chairman of the board of directors, in a media statement.

“The company is well positioned, both culturally and financially, for future success, and has a significant opportunity, through its unique and differentiated grocery shopping experience, to gain share in existing markets and expand into new markets.”

Current COO and EVP Sean Crane will serve as interim CEO.  The Fresh Market is seeking a permanent replacement.

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