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• ShopRite Supermarkets, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wakefern Food Corp. that owns and operates 34 ShopRite stores in New Jersey and New York, has named Brett Wing president of the company.

Wing joined the company in 2015 as executive vice president. He replaces Dave Figurelli, who retired this month after 15 years with the company. 

Wing formerly was vice president of FoodMaxx, a division of Save Mart Supermarkets in Northern California, and also spent 25 years with Cub Foods.


• Target announced that it is promoting Rick Gomez, the company's senior vice president of marketing, to the role of executive vice president and chief marketing officer. He succeeds Jeff Jones, who left Target last August to take a job at Uber.
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