Coborn’s Names New Chief Operating Officer Dave Meyer
ST. CLOUD, MN - 2021 has brought many new executives to grocery, and the latest is Coborn’s string of new leaders, which includes its new Chief Operating Officer. Dave Meyer, who brings over 35 years of experience to the role, has worked for the retailer since 1985.
“I am humbled by this opportunity to continue to serve in the leadership of our growing company," Meyer remarked, according to a report from Star Tribune. “I look forward to executing our next phase of growth.”
Meyer will continue to oversee company operations, human resources, workforce planning, marketing, and in-store merchandising across the 59-store network of the employee-owned grocery chain.
“Dave has proven to be a valuable asset to Coborn’s through his strong leadership, vision, and commitment to the company’s operational standards and growth,” Chris Coborn, Chairman, President, and CEO, commented. “He has developed his leadership skills over his 35-year tenure with the company and has been a key part of our growth and success.”
Vice President of Marketing Dennis Host added that the promotion is “to recognize the role [Meyer] was largely in already as Executive Vice President.”
In addition to this new Chief, Coborn’s also announced that Troy Vosburgh joined the retailer as its Vice President of Fresh Merchandising. He will oversee strategy across its produce, floral, meat, deli, and bakery departments. Vosburgh comes from Skogan’s Festival Foods, where he served as Vice President of Fresh Foods for the last 14 years.
Other leaders promoted within the retail chain included Dusty Kerssen to Senior Director of Human Resources, Chris Schlichting to Director of Continuous Improvement, and Peter Coborn to Director of Strategic Pricing.
Congratulations to all on these new appointments!