Spartan Stores adds two new members to board

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Spartan Stores' board of directors has grown with the appointment of two new members, the retailer announced Thursday.

The appointments of Wendy Beck and Yvonne Jackson expanded the total number of directors to 10, with eight independent directors. Beck is the EVP and CFO of Norwegian Cruise Line, while Jackson currently is president of management and human resources consulting company Beecher Jackson. Jackson also serves as chair of the company’s compensation committee on the board of Winn-Dixie.

“Wendy and Yvonne are excellent director additions that will augment our highly skilled board,” said Craig Sturken, Spartan Stores’ executive chairman. “Both have achieved great career success, bring relevant and extensive public company experience, are a good fit with our corporate culture and further diversify our board members’ skills, perspectives and experience. We welcome them to our board and look forward to their contributions toward our future growth and business success.”

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