SpartanNash Names Greg Crane as Vice President, Finance – Food Distribution; Jason Monaco Comments
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - SpartanNash has recently unveiled a key leadership appointment, building on its recent moves to bolster its distribution business and drive operational efficiencies. In its latest announcement, the food solutions company recently revealed the appointment of Greg Crane as Vice President, Finance – Food Distribution.
Crane steps into this new role today, June 6, where he will take leadership over budgeting, forecasting, monthly results analysis, and risk and opportunity assessment activities for SpartanNash’s distribution business. In this VP position, Crane will also provide leadership and financial guidance on broad strategic initiatives and day-to-day opportunities as the company seeks to improve efficiency and reduce operating expenses.
Crane brings over 15 years of financial and operational experience to the role, with heightened expertise in financial management, strategic and financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and performance optimization. Most recently, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for GHSP, according to a press release, and prior to that, he spent nearly six years in a variety of financial and leadership positions at Wolverine World Wide.
As VP, Finance – Food Distribution, Crane will serve as finance business partner to Bennett Morgan, Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer.
“Our Finance Department is critical to the success of the company’s mission to deliver the ingredients for a better life,” commented Jason Monaco, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “We’re excited to welcome Greg to our team. His experience leading high-performing teams and developing strategies to improve financial performance and growth will help us achieve our earnings targets and contribute to SpartanNash’s Operational Excellence.”
Crane also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting from Miami University.
The whole team here at ANUK sends a big congratulations out to Greg Crane on this pivotal new position!