Southeastern Grocers Appoints Hucker CEO

Southeastern Grocers has appointed Anthony Hucker as the company’s president and CEO. He has served as interim president and CEO since July 1.

Prior to joining the company, Hucker was president and COO of the Schnucks supermarket chain. Before that, he was president of Giant Food and served on the executive board of that company’s parent organization Ahold USA. He moved to Giant from Wal-Mart Stores, where he served in a variety of leadership positions, internationally and domestically. He also has held management positions with Aldi.

“We are pleased to welcome Anthony as CEO of Southeastern Grocers as he was always part of our succession plan,” the company stated. “He has played an integral role in our successful transformation over the last 18 months, and we are positive he is the right leader to guide SEG. Anthony brings significant industry expertise, and we are confident that he will continue to improve the business to the benefit of our dedicated customers across the Southeast.”

Southeaster Grocers operates the Bi-Lo, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery store chains.