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Weis Markets announces new CEO

Weis Markets today announced its board of directors has approved Jonathan Weis as company president and chief executive officer. Weis will also retain his role as company vice chairman. Previously, he had been serving as the company’s interim CEO. JW-Board-Room.JPG

As president and CEO, Weis will oversee all aspects of the company’s retail, supply chain, merchandising, human resources, information technology, finance, real estate and manufacturing operations.

Weis, who joined the company in 1989, is the son of Robert F. Weis, who remains chairman of Weis Markets. During his 25 year career, he worked in various positions throughout the company, including produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations.  He later worked in the company’s real estate department, where he was vice president of property management and development. In 2004, he became company vice chairman and corporate secretary.

Weis has a bachelor's degree from Yale University and is a graduate of Shikellamy High School in Sunbury, PA. He has served on various local and regional boards.