Publix Promotes Jonczyk To VP/Atlanta Division

After more than 44 years of service, Publix Super Markets’ Atlanta division vice president Joe DiBenedetto is retiring at the end of the year. Publix has promoted Kris Jonczyk to Atlanta division vice president, effective January 1, 2020.

Jonczyk began his Publix career in 1986 as a front service clerk in Tequesta, Florida. He became a store manager in 2000 and district manager in 2012. He was promoted to regional director in the Atlanta division in 2016.

“Kris is a strong operational leader who is committed to training and developing associates,” said Kevin Murphy, president, Publix. “We are excited that he is ready to take the next step in his career.”