Supervalu CFO Besanko Resigns

Supervalu executive Bruce Besanko is resigning his position as evp/COO and CFO, effective July 5, to pursue an opportunity outside the company.

The company said that Rob Woseth, evp/chief strategy officer, will assume the additional position of interim CFO and David Johnson, vp/controller, will assume the additional position of interim chief accounting officer.

Supervalu noted that it is initiating a search for a permanent chief financial officer.

“On behalf of Supervalu, I want to thank Bruce for his service over the past four years. Bruce made numerous contributions to this organization, including improvements to the company’s capital structure that have laid the groundwork for our transformation,” said Mark Gross, Supervalu president and CEO, adding, “Rob and David are important leaders at the company, and I am very pleased that they will assume these interim roles.”