Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

BP Products North America has a new leader to steer its U.S. convenience-retailing ship, according to sources close to the company.

CHICAGO -- BP Products North America has a new leader to steer its U.S. convenience-retailing ship, according to sources close to the company. While BP officials would not confirm it, CSP Daily News has learned that Fiona MacLeod will succeed Polly Flinn to lead BP's U.S. convenience retailing team...

Thomas R. Greco has been named president of PepsiCo sales, succeeding Al Carey, who was named president and CEO of the Frito-Lay North America division.

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- PepsiCo said that Thomas R. Greco, 48, has been named president of PepsiCo sales, succeeding Al Carey, who was named president and CEO of the company's Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) division on June 26, following the departure of Irene Rosenfeld, whoas reported in CSP Daily...

Jeff Sussman has been hired as executive vice president for Novelty Inc.

GREENFIELD, Ind. -- Jeff Sussman has been hired as executive vice president for Novelty Inc. Previously with Snyder's and Hagen Daz, Sussman will lead Greenfield, Ind.-based Novelty Inc.'s effort to help the convenience store channel grow in-store profits by employing Novelty's exclusive branded...

Family-owned real estate development firm Sansone Group formed Sansone Oil LLC and will invest $8 million to build and operate two Mobil On The Run locations.
Philanthropist, convenience industry visionary dies after fall
Growmark Retail Energy has promoted Marion Ertmer, formerly manager of retail operations, to manager of propane marketing and electronic payment systems.
CEOs say they see substantial opportunities for growth
Xtra Mart's Mikutel elected NYACS chairman.
Tony S. Gentle, who co-founded the Kum & Go convenience store chain, died Wednesday evening at the Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital after a long illness.
The Kroger Co. said that Ron Stewart has been promoted to president of Quik Stop Markets Inc., effective immediately.

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