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Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug

Publix announces officer promotions

Publix announces officer promotions

LAKELAND, Fla. —  Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones announced a number of officer promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Kevin Murphy, senior vice president of retail operations, will be promoted to president. Murphy began his career in 1984 as a front service clerk in Margate, Florida. He worked in various positions before being

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

LAKELAND, Fla.  — Publix has once again been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials. Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1998, make up about 45 percent of Publix’s workforce. “Our associates are the heart of our company,” said Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones. “We work to

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

LAKELAND, Fla. — Dain Rusk will be joining Publix as vice president of pharmacy, effective June 1, 2018. Rusk will oversee pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and healthcare centers. He will report to executive vice president and

Publix unveils CEO succession plan

Publix unveils CEO succession plan

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Inc. announced that chief executive officer Ed Crenshaw will retire and be succeeded by president Todd Jones. The employee-owned Southeastern food and drug retailer said Wednesday that Crenshaw is slated to step down on April 30, at which time Jones will become president and CEO. Plans call for Crenshaw