Publix Elects CEO Kevin Murphy to Board of Directors; Todd Jones Comments

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Tue. April 16th, 2024 - by Peggy Packer

LAKELAND, FL - Recent changes are taking form for Publix’s Board of Directors. During its annual meeting, the retailer’s stockholders elected Publix Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murphy to the board, while Howard Jenkins and Ed Crenshaw announced their retirement.

Todd Jones, Executive Chairman, Publix

“I’m excited to have Kevin join the board,” said Executive Chairman Todd Jones. “His in-depth knowledge of running best-in-class retail stores will be a valuable asset to the board.”

During the meeting, Jones highlighted the contributions of both Jenkins and Crenshaw and announced the Publix board had named each Chairman Emeritus, according to a press release.

“On behalf of Publix associates and stockholders, I thank Howard and Ed for their years of dedicated service and their role in the growth and success of Publix,” said Jones. “We will continue to build on their efforts to move Publix forward while staying true to our founder’s philosophy to operate the best stores possible, where shopping and working would always be a pleasure.”

During its annual stockholders meeting, Publix elected Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murphy to the board, and Howard Jenkins and Ed Crenshaw have both retired

With a strong East Coast retail footprint, Publix continues to maintain an impressive market presence and continued brand loyalty from its network of shoppers.

How will the grocer continue to evolve both its team and operations? AndNowUKnow will surely be here to report.