GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Food Solutions Company SpartanNash (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPTN) today announced the addition of Greg Crane as Vice-President, Finance – Food Distribution. Crane will serve as a financial partner for Bennet MorganSenior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, and supporting the Food Distribution Leadership Team.
Crane’s role, effective June 6, includes leading budgeting, forecasting, monthly results analysis, and risk and opportunity assessment activities for the food distribution business. Additionally, he will provide thought leadership and financial guidance on major strategic initiatives and day-to-day opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce operating expenses for the business.
“Our finance department is critical to the success of the company’s mission to provide the ingredients for a better life,” said Jason Monaco, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “We are delighted to welcome Greg to our team. His experience leading high performing teams and developing strategies to improve financial performance and growth will help us achieve our earnings goals and contribute to SpartanNash’s operational excellence.
Crane, a registered CPA, brings over 15 years of financial and operational experience with skills in financial management, strategic and financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and performance optimization. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of GHSP, Inc. Prior to that, he spent nearly six years at Wolverine World Wide in various financial and management roles.
Crane holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and an undergraduate degree in finance and accounting from the University of Miami. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his family.
SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a food solutions company that provides the ingredients for a better life. As a distributor, wholesaler, and retailer with a global supply chain network, SpartanNash’s customers span a diverse group of national accounts, independent and chain grocers, e-commerce retailers, police stations, and grocery stores. U.S. military exchanges, as well as the company’s own physical grocery store. shops, pharmacies and gas stations. SpartanNash distributes grocery and household products, including fresh produce and its Our Family line® product portfolio, at locations in all 50 states, in addition to distribution in the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Djibouti , Korea and Japan. Additionally, the company owns and operates 145 supermarkets – primarily under the Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets and D&W Fresh Market banners – and shares its operational knowledge to deliver innovative solutions to SpartanNash food retail customers. Committed to fostering a people first culture, the SpartanNash family of associates is 17,500 strong and growing. For more information, visit spartannash.com.