PHOENIX, Ariz. – Aug. 2, 2018 – Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest growing retailers in the country, has appointed Dave McGlinchey as chief merchandising officer, a new executive team role created to advance Sprouts’ commitment to leadership in the fresh, natural and organic industry. McGlinchey has served as Sprouts’ senior vice president of merchandising services since 2017 and will report to Jim Nielsen, Sprouts’ president and chief operating officer.
“Dave’s experience and passion for delivering consistent, coordinated and sustainable merchandising strategies across all categories will continue to position Sprouts as a driving force for making innovative natural and organic brands affordable and accessible for everyone,” said Nielsen.
McGlinchey brings more than 20 years of grocery merchandising and leadership experience to Sprouts in both mass and conventional grocery. Before joining Sprouts, he was senior vice president of merchandising and marketing for Shaw’s and Star Market in the northeast area of the country. Earlier, he served in a number of leadership roles over a 14-year span at Stop & Shop/Giant Food, including senior vice president of merchandising support and vice president of grocery merchandising. Dave earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance and his MBA from Bentley University.
About Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers. Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and side dishes, The Butcher Shop and The Fish Market at Sprouts, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Sprouts employs more than 28,000 team members and operates more than 300 stores in 17 states from coast to coast. Visit about.sprouts.com for more information.
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