Jones Adds Supply Chain To Smart & Final Role

Smart & Final Stores has given Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice division president Derek Jones company-wide responsibility for supply chain.

He will continue to act as Cash & Carry president as well, reporting to Smart & Final president and CEO Dave Hirz.

Jones joined Cash & Carry last year from SpartanNash Co., a grocery distributor and retailer, where he was president and evp/wholesale and distribution operations.

“We look forward to Derek’s expanded role with Smart & Final and his support in delivering great results for both brands,” said Hirz. “He has the industry experience and proven track record to continue driving growth in our key markets, and we’re confident he’s the right person for this important part of our business.”