SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack H. Brown, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Stater Bros. Markets, has announced the promotion of Dan Meyer to the position of Executive Vice President Retail Operations for Stater Bros. Markets. In this position, Meyer will be responsible for the retail operations of all 167 Stater Bros. Supermarkets as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Corporate Training Center.
Meyer is a 42-year member of the Stater Bros. "Family." He first joined Stater Bros. in 1971 as a Courtesy Clerk at the Company's La Sierra Supermarket in Riverside and progressed through a range of retail store and district supervision positions.In 2009, he was promoted to Senior Regional Vice President, and in 2011, he was promoted to his most recent position of Senior Vice President Retail Operations. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for Stater Bros. Charities and the California Grocers Association. In his new position, Meyer will report to Jim Lee, President and Chief Operating Officer. "Dan is a well-respected and valuable member of our senior management team," stated Brown. "This promotion is a result of his leadership skills and the contributions that he has made towards the success of the company's Retail Operations Department." Stater Bros. is the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2012 of $3.9 billion. The Company currently operates 167 Supermarkets, and there are nearly 18,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family. STATER BROS. MARKETS...SERVING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FAMILIES FOR 77 YEARS Contact: Susan Atkinson, Vice President Corporate Affairs, (909) 733-5038 SOURCE Stater Bros. Markets