new blood for susser holdings

Alvin New expected to succeed current CEO Smith.

Susser Holdings Corp. has revealed that that Roger Smith, executive vice president of Susser Holdings and CEO of the company’s retail operations, will resign upon the completion of Susser’s pending acquisition of Town & Country Food Stores. Alvin New, current CEO of Town & Country is expected to

succeed Smith.

“Roger made his decision at a time when our business is extremely healthy and enjoying very strong same store sales growth, new store growth and acquisition related growth,” said Sam Susser, president and CEO of Susser Holdings. “As head of our retail unit for more than six years, Roger deserves much credit for our successes. Roger is planning to work with Alvin and our entire team for several months to ensure as smooth a transition as possible.”

In his new role, New would have direct responsibility for retail operations, marketing, human resources, information technology, maintenance, retail fuel marketing and food service.

“Alvin has led Town & Country through very strong growth in sales and profitability over the last several years, and we look forward to welcoming him to the Susser management team when the acquisition closes,” Susser said.

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