SpartanNash Executive VP and CFO Christopher Meyers Resigns
BYRON TOWNSHIP, MI - SpartanNash Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Meyers, is resigning, according to an SEC Filing by the retailer made on June 27. His resignation will be effective July 14.
In his stead, the Board of Directors selected retired VP of Finance Thomas Van Hall to step in as interim CFO.
Myers joined the company in April of 2016, having previously served as CFO of KeHE Distributors, where he was credited for orchestrating two multi-million dollar acquisitions for the company, according to an MLive report. SpartanNash noted in the filing that the outgoing executive resigned for personal reasons.
Van Hall brings a long tenure with the retailer, working as Vice President Finance from 2001 until July of 2015. During that time he oversaw the operations of the finance department, including retail, distribution, and corporate accounting. He led the integration management for the merger of Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Company from August of 2013 to July of 2015, and is familiar with duties such as:
- SEC reporting and compliance
- Tax planning and compliance
- Financial shared services operations
While SpartanNash did not disclose further information on a permanent replacement, AndNowUKnow will report any updates that might influence the retail and produce industries.