Sprouts Farmers Market Adds Joseph O’Leary to Its Board of Directors
PHOENIX, AZ - Sprouts Farmers Market is adding a new well of strategic insights in its new appointee to its Board of Directors. The retailer has picked up Joseph (Joe) O’Leary from a wealth of high-growth retail experience to its Board of Directors.
“Sprouts has become a leader in its industry by making healthy living easy and affordable,” said O’Leary. “This is an exciting time to join Sprouts, and I am thrilled to work with the board and management team to help lead the company on the journey ahead.”
O’Leary has had strong experience serving on Boards of retail chains that track toward fast growth movements, currently serving on the Board of Francesca’s Holding Corp., a growing specialty retailer which operates chain of boutiques, and PetSmart, Inc., one of the largest specialty pet retailers.
Prior to working under a more advisory role with the company, O’Leary previously served as PetSmart’s President and Chief Operating Officer, as well as Executive Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Strategic Planning. Before joining PetSmart, O’Leary served as Chief Operating Officer of Human Touch, LLC, and Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, and Global Logistics of Gap Inc.
“We are excited to welcome a seasoned executive like Joe O’Leary to our board,” said Amin Maredia, Sprouts’ Chief Executive Officer and a Director. “Joe’s strategic acumen and deep merchandising and supply chain experience with successful growth-oriented retailers will be a great asset to our company and our board.”
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