In the 11 months since being named CEO of Southeastern Grocers, Ian McLeod has embarked on a major efficiency program helping to fund a $70 million pricing investment; rallied merchants and operators around new products and higher standards; and most recently, brought a store back from the dead. But he’s only getting started.
Q&A with Southeastern Grocers CEO Ian McLeod
I think in grocery retail you have to reinvent yourself every four or five years. And I think Winn-Dixie in the past had been guilty of not focusing on that reinvention piece. — IAN MCLEOD