Wakefern Appoints Mike Stigers as New President

May 11, 2023

Wakefern Food Corp.’s board of directors appointed industry veteran Mike Stigers as its new president, following Joe Sheridan’s retirement after 47 years with the cooperative.

Wakefern, which had record sales of more than $18 billion in 2022, is the country’s largest retailer-owned cooperative with member companies that own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Gourmet Garage and Fairway Market banners, according to a news release.

Stigers will start his presidential role June 1.

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