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•  Carlisle, Pennsylvania-based The Giant Company announced that Glennis Harris, most recently regional vice president for Ross Dress For Less, has been hired to be its senior vice president of customer experience, succeeding the retiring John Ponnett.


•  SpartanNash announced the hiring of Jason Monaco as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).   Monaco most recently served as CFO for Dallas, Texas-based Cornerstone Chemical Company. Mr. Monaco also has served as CFO of Dallas-based Borden Dairy.


SpartanNash also announced the promotion of Todd Riksen to Vice President, Corporate Controller, succeeding the retiring Tammy Hurley.


•   Weis Markets announced the promotion of Greg Zeh, the company's Vice President/CIO, to the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer.