Bashas' Names Edward Basha III President Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Chandler, AZ

By Jordan Okumura



Bashas' has named Edward Basha III, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Eddie Basha, Edward Basha's father, formerly chairman of the board, will serve as chairman emeritus. Darl Andersen, who had been President and CEO will assume the role of Executive Adviser to the President and Chairman.

Edward Basha III was formerly Vice President, Retail Operations. Robert Ortiz will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Operations. Ortiz was previously Vice President, Sales and Marketing and will be succeeded by Jim Vaughan with the title of Senior Vice President, Procurement and Marketing. He had been President of the Super Saver group of stores.

Edward Basha III, notes, "These leadership changes will make us stronger, improve communication and maximize our synergies in an ever-changing retail grocery environment."

In addition, Don Ulrich has been named Executive Chief Operating Officer.

The changes evolved from the company's ongoing restructuring efforts and to position the company for continued growth.

Congratulations to all, on the recent promotions!

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