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Fareway Stores Inc., Announces Officer Promotions

Posted on 14 February 2017 by KWBG

BOONE, Iowa—Fareway Stores, Inc. CEO Reynolds Cramer, announced the following promotions at the company’s quarterly managers’ meeting today:

  • Senior Vice President – Procurement: Aaron J. Irlbeck
  • Senior Vice President – Merchandising: Michael J. McCormick
  • Vice President – Engineering: Matthew J. Sherwood
  • Vice President – Direct Store Delivery: Thomas J. Laven
  • Vice President – Warehouse and Trucking Operations: Wesley D. Bass
  • Vice President – Produce Purchasing: Christopher E. Boothe
  • Vice President – Regional: Benjamin J. (B.J.) Van Der Linden
  • Assistant Vice President – Category Management: Andrea Chase

The eight Vice Presidents listed above will participate in the company’s officer group.

“These outstanding individuals are a sample of the overall strength of our employees; working hard in their respective areas and playing an important role in our growth and success. These promotions reward them for their efforts and will allow them to be engaged in other areas of the company’s operations. I’m excited about their evolving roles and how their future contributions will contribute to the company’s continued success,” said Reynolds W. Cramer, CEO.

Fareway Stores, Inc. is a growing Midwest grocery company currently operating 117 store locations in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.  Fareway holds family values in the highest regard, demonstration integrity, fairness and honesty in relationships with customers, employees, vendors and suppliers.  Visit for more information.







(contributed article, Fareway, Inc.)

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    BJ was my first assistant in Boone, my first day was his first day. Soent 4 years working under him, super great guy!!

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