Noticias Supermercados USA

Giant Food welcomes Tonya Herring as chief merchant

Giant Food announced that Tonya Herring will join the company as chief merchant effective immediately. In her role, Herring will oversee all merchandising strategy and execution across Giant Food.

With more than 30 years of retail grocery experience, Herring most recently served as the senior vice president of Omnichannel Development for Peapod Digital Labs, which supports Ahold Delhaize USA. There, Herring led the commercial evolution of Ahold Delhaize USA’s omnichannel ambitions. Prior to that, Herring was the senior vice president of Merchandising for Giant Food, where she was responsible for strategic leadership, business plan design, and merchandising organization including category management, pharmacy, pricing, promotion, and merchandising planning.

Throughout her experience, Herring has held multiple roles including over two decades at Safeway Inc., where her positions included vice president of Category Development, group director Category Development for Consumer Brands, and regional director.

“As a Maryland local, Giant Food has been part of my community for years,” said Herring. “I am ecstatic to be continuing my career back at Giant and look forward to implementing positive changes within our merchandising sector.”


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