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Hannaford Supermarkets names Patrick Doak Store Manager of the Year

Doak helped launch a location over the summer of 2023

For his work in opening a Hannaford store in Blue Hill, Maine, Patrick Doak has been named Store Manager of the Year by Hannaford Supermarkets.

Doak played a pivotal role in opening the Blue Hill location in May 2023. In receiving the award, Doak was noted for his leadership skills, customer-focused approach, associate engagement, team-centric approach, community support, and his consistent track record of delivering the best possible experience for his associates and customers.

“Receiving this honor is very meaningful to me,” said Doak. “It has been incredibly exciting to lead our Blue Hill store, and I am deeply appreciative of our tremendous team of associates and business partners who contribute to our collective success each day.”

Doak has nearly 30 years of experience in retail, the last six coming with Hannaford Supermarkets. Prior to taking the helm of the Blue Hill store, Doak served as store manager at Hannaford locations in Bucksport and Bar Harbor.

“We are extremely pleased to celebrate Patrick with this award,” said Todd Bullen, vice president of Retail Operations for Hannaford Supermarkets. “We thank Patrick for his commitment to excellence, as well as our entire team of store managers for their dedication to demonstrating great leadership, integrity, care, and so much more each day.”

In addition to naming Doak as Store Manager of the Year, Hannaford recognized store managers within each of its 13 districts across its five-state market area:

Eastern Division:

District 1: Patrick Doak (Blue Hill, Maine)

District 2: Dory Gain (Skowhegan, Maine)

District 3: James Shive (Boothbay Harbor, Maine)

District 4: Ken Kirouac (Scarborough, Maine)

District 6: Ron Sullivan (Biddeford, Maine)

District 7: Suzanne Riel (Goffstown, N.H.)

District 19: Tim French (Franklin, N.H.)

Western Division:

District 8: Roland Tessier (Essex, Vt.)

District 9: Joel Riley (Albany/Central Ave, N.Y.)

District 10: Steve Robyck (Rossi Way, N.Y.)

District 18: Erica Perry (Kingston, N.Y.)

District 20: Tony Giunta (Uxbridge, Mass.)

District 22: Tom McFall (Duanesburg, N.Y.)

Each Hannaford Store Manager of the Year is recognized for their leadership and communication skills; work to motivate others and implement key change initiatives; ability to create a safe and open environment for associates and customers; and ability to provide effective two-way feedback, tools, and learning opportunities to ensure associate growth and development.

Headquartered in Scarborough, Maine, Hannaford Supermarkets operates 187 stores in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

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