Weis Markets’ board of directors approved Jonathan Weis as president and CEO.
Weis, 46, has served as the retailer’s interim CEO since David Hepfinger left the company last fall. As President and CEO, Weis will also continue to serve as vice chairman of the company.
In his new role, Weis will oversee all aspects of the company’s retail, supply chain, merchandising, human resources, information technology, finance, real estate, and manufacturing operations.
He is the son of Robert F. Weis, chairman of Weis Markets. Jonathan Weis began working for the family-owned company 25 years ago, holding positions in produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations. He also worked in Weis Market’s real estate department as vice president of property management and development. In 2004, he became vice chairman and corporate secretary.