Christopher Borden has been promoted to president and director of Times Supermarkets/QSI Inc. Hawaii.
Previously senior director of marketing, Borden will now oversee the daily operations of the Honolulu-based food retailer, which operates 24 stores under the Times Supermarkets (17 locations), Big Save Markets (five locations), Shima’s Supermarket and Fujioka’s Wine Times banners.
“Christopher has been a key part of our success, and we were thrilled to promote him to this important position,” Hideki Okada, corporate officer at parent company Don Quijote Holdings Co., said in a statement.
Borden has more than 23 years of experience in the food retail and distribution arena. He joined Times Supermarkets following its acquisition of Star Markets Ltd., where he started as a management trainee and worked his way up to become director of marketing for the Hawaii food retail chain. Prior to that, he served as an operations manager at Kmart.