Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Owen becomes ops manager, Melvin becomes engineering manager

NEW ALBANY, Miss. -- Master-Bilt, manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems, has announced the promotions of Kenny Owen to operations manager and Pat Melvin to engineering manager, effective immediately. Kenny and Pat's hard work at Master-Bilt over the past 14 and 12 years, respectively,...

Cahill to remain executive chairman until early 2007

SOMERS, N.Y. -- The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. said its board has elected Eric J. Foss as president and CEO of the company effective immediately. Foss, 48, who most recently served as PBG's COO, was also elected to the company's board. Foss succeeds John T. Cahill, 49, who has been PBG's CEO since...

Will use expected $93 million for debt, growth; rebranding from Circle K to Stripes

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp. said in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) filing that it has set its planned initial public offering (IPO) of six million shares at an estimated price of $16 to $18 each. Susser officials could not discuss the IPO because they are still...

BP/Amoco vet named to newly created position: senior vice president of fuels
The Pinnacle Corp. said that it has recruited John Cheneler as its new vice president of sales.
San Luis Obispo stores touted for amenities, location
Barney's leader sells 10-store chain to Michigan wholesaler.
Execs shift at brewer as Adami, Long rise
Follett Corp. has appointed Dave Tumbusch to the position of vice president of operations.
Purvi Petroleum III LLC has put 28 operating convenience stores with gasoline up for sale.