Hepfinger named president, COO of Weis Markets

SUNBURY, Pa. Weis Markets on Wednesday named David Hepfinger president and chief operating officer.

In his new role, Hepfinger will oversee the company’s day-to-day store operations, perishable and center store marketing, merchandising and procurement, pharmacy, distribution, human resources and store support services.

“Dave Hepfinger has a broad and varied background in food retailing which is particularly well-suited to our company,” stated Jonathan Weis, Weis Markets’ vice chairman. “He has a strong combination of operational and executive skills which will be essential to our company’s growth and success in the coming years.”

Hepfinger will report to Weis Markets’ chairman Robert Weis, vice chairman Jonathan Weis and Norman Rich, who will continue as chief executive officer.

Prior to joining Weis Markets, Hepfinger was senior vice president of retailing and administration at Price Chopper, a 116-store supermarket company based in Rotterdam, N.Y.

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