Save A Lot Names Interim Chief Executive Officer Fred Boehler to Permanent Role; Mike Motz Details

Save A Lot Names Interim Chief Executive Officer Fred Boehler to Permanent Role; Mike Motz Details

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ST. LOUIS, MO - Fred Boehler was named interim Chief Executive Officer for Save A Lot back in October of this year, and now the position has taken on a permanent edge. The industry veteran was named Save A Lot’s CEO effective immediately.

Fred Boehler, Chief Executive Officer, Save A Lot“I’m thrilled to join this talented team of executives and independent retailers who are deeply committed to serving customers with outstanding value and quality groceries,” said Boehler. “I believe the Save A Lot business model can uniquely deliver against the many challenges of today’s grocery industry. I look forward to working with my colleagues to deliver growth in this important service and to re-establish the Save A Lot brand as the leading hometown grocer.”

Boehler offers more than 30 years of experience across multiple retail and wholesale format businesses, spanning both large- and small-scale companies in a wide range of growth phases. A press release noted that he is a seasoned supply chain executive, having worked at chains such as SuperValu, Borders, Newell Rubbermaid, and Americold Logistics.

Fred Boehler has been appointed as Save A Lot’s permanent CEO effective immediately

At Americold Logistics, Boehler served as CEO and took the company public in January 2018. He has been in the Save A Lot orbit since 2021, joining the Board of Directors in July of that year.

Mike Motz, Chairman of the Board, Save A Lot“Fred’s deep expertise in the industry and his understanding of wholesale and logistics is particularly powerful for the Save A Lot brand following its shift to focus to operate as a licensed wholesaler,” said Mike Motz, Chairman of the Board. “He is known for developing innovative, customer-centric supply chain solutions and has demonstrated consistent leadership in delivering against a long-term vision and strategy. With his additional experience on the Save A Lot Board of Directors, Fred is well suited to lead the business as it is positioned today and to partner with its strong network of retail partners across the country. We are excited to expand our collaboration with Fred and look forward to working alongside him and the management team to pursue the strategic growth opportunities ahead.”

A search is currently underway to fill Boehler’s vacated seat on the Board of Directors.

Congratulations to Fred Boehler on this new position!

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