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Weis Markets CEO resigns

Weis Markets Inc. today announced David J. Hepfinger, company president and chief executive officer,  has left the company to pursue other interests. Company Vice Chairman Jonathan H. Weis replaces him as interim CEO, and Robert F. Weis remains as company chairman.

JWeis.jpgJonathan Weis“We thank Dave for his service and contributions and wish him well in his future endeavors,” Jonathan Weis said in a press release.

Hepfinger has also resigned from the company’s board of directors.

As part of the reorganization, Kurt Schertle, executive vice president of sales and merchandising, will report directly to Jonathan Weis, who will also oversee the company’s real estate and store development, finance and human resources teams. 

Until the reorganization is complete, Schertle will take on additional responsibilities overseeing store operations and its operations support team.